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forestall

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  • verbkeep from happening
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Synonyms for forestall

verb keep from happening
  • anticipate
  • avert
  • deter
  • hinder
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • thwart
  • delay
  • monopolize
  • preoccupy

Antonyms for forestall

  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • forward
  • help
  • permit
  • promote
  • support
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to forestall

anticipate

verb. act in advance of

anticipates

verb. act in advance of

anticipating

verb. act in advance of

avert

verb. thwart; avoid by turning away

averted

verb. thwart; avoid by turning away

balk

verb. thwart
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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