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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

balk

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