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nip bud

See definition of nip bud on Dictionary.com
  • as inprevent
  • as inblight
  • as innip in the bud
  • as incheck
  • as instave

synonyms for nip bud

  • avert
  • avoid
  • bar
  • block
  • counter
  • forbid
  • forestall
  • halt
  • hamper
  • hinder
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • limit
  • preclude
  • prohibit
  • put an end to
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • rule out
  • stop
  • thwart
  • ward off
  • anticipate
  • arrest
  • baffle
  • balk
  • check
  • chill
  • cool
  • cork
  • counteract
  • dam
  • debar
  • foil
  • forfend
  • frustrate
  • intercept
  • interdict
  • interrupt
  • obstruct
  • obviate
  • repress
  • retard
  • dead-end
  • defend against
  • head off
  • hold back
  • hold off
  • keep lid on
  • nip in the bud
  • put a stop to
  • shut out
  • stave off
  • turn aside

antonyms for nip bud

MOST RELEVANT
  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • continue
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • open
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • abet
  • heat
  • liberate
  • warm
  • cause
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    How to use nip bud in a sentence

    By a voice he saith: Hear me, ye divine offspring, and bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    When they shall rush in unto Jacob, Israel shall blossom and bud, and they shall fill the face of the world with seed.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Laverdire derives Saguenay from the Montagnais saki-nip, "the rushing water."
    THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
    He had seen Mildred creep from babyhood into childhood, and bud from girlhood to womanhood.
    THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
    It was not until the third trip that Bud thought her beautiful, and was secretly glad that he had not kissed that San Jose girl.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
    But Bud happened to be a simple-souled fellow, and there was something about Marie—He didn't know what it was.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
    It affected Bud unpleasantly, just as the incessant bawling of a band of weaning calves used to do.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
    Bud turned his hotcakes with a vicious flop that spattered more batter on the stove.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
    Bud reminded her that she had not done any cursing at the time, being in his opinion too busy roping him in to support her.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
    Bud read the letter, crumpled it in his fist, and threw it toward the little heating stove.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
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