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preempt

synonym (synonym of preempt)

  • (noun.communication)
    a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding (noun.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    take the place of or have precedence over (verb.social)
     

hypernym (preempt IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding (noun.communication)
    (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make (noun.communication)
     
  • acquire for oneself before others can do so (verb.possession)
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract (verb.possession)
     
  • make a preemptive bid in the game of bridge (verb.possession)
    make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands (verb.possession)
     
  • take the place of or have precedence over (verb.social)
    take the place or move into the position of (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from preempt)

  • acquire for oneself before others can do so (verb.possession)
    a prior appropriation of something (noun.act)
     
  • make a preemptive bid in the game of bridge (verb.possession)
    a bidder in bridge who makes a preemptive bid (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence (adj.all)
     

domain category (preempt is domain category of ....)

  • (noun.act)
    any of various card games based on whist for four players (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym derivation domain category pre-empt preemptive bid displace bid bidding call acquire get replace pre-emptor preemptor pre-emptive pre-emption preemption bridge

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