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prevent

synonym (synonym of prevent)

  • (noun)
    The original sense of prevent, to come before, act in advance of, which is now practically obsolete, was still in good use when the authorized version more.. (noun)
     
  • (verb.social)
    keep from happening or arising; make impossible (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state (verb.social)
     

antonym (antonym of prevent)

  • (verb.social)
    make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen (verb.social)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF prevent relation)

verb group (prevent is verb group of ....)

  • (verb.contact)
    hold and prevent from leaving (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from prevent)

  • keep from happening or arising; make impossible (verb.social)
    the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively (noun.act)
     
  • stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state (verb.social)
    the act of preventing (noun.act)
     
  • (adj.all)
    tending to prevent or hinder (adj.all)
     
synonym antonym hyponym verb group derivation anticipate forestall obviate forbid foreclose preclude allow let permit defend exclude hold keep away blank keep bar prevention preventative forestalling obviation preclusion

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