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Definitions of deflect:
  • verb:   turn aside
  • verb:   turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest
  • verb:   draw someone's attention away from something
    Example: "He deflected his competitors"
  • verb:   prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
  • verb:   impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

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