1. To turn (someone) away from a privilege, right, job, etc.
  2. To reject, put off (a request, demand etc.).
  3. To ward off (a malignant influence, attack etc.).
  4. To drive back (an assailant, advancing force etc.).
  5. To force away by means of a repulsive force.
  6. To cause repulsion, cause dislike.
  7. To save (a shot)

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