from *vwak "turn away"

verb Edit

  1. to swerve from the right path, go astray from the truth
  2. to apostatize, give up one's faith
  3. (reflexive) to surrender, submit to an enemy
  4. (ergative, patient takes ablative) to abandon a person
  5. (ergative transitive) to betray, give up or surrender a trusting person, such as a family member or friend, to an enemy
  6. (obsolete) to swerve from the main road, go off the road