Definitions for distract

Definitions for (verb) distract

Main entry: distract, disorder, disquiet, perturb, trouble, unhinge, cark

Definition: disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

Usage: She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

Main entry: deflect, distract

Definition: draw someone's attention away from something

Usage: The thief distracted the bystanders; He deflected his competitors

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