Thesaurus / obviate
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
According to Kenealy, this concept is ideal for college dorms, taking less time than traditional delivery and obviating the need for a stranger to show up at students’ rooms.
But this port (to obviate misunderstanding) is not on the Ocean lying eastward, but on that gulf which I have called French bay.
To obviate the necessity for 'legs,' a simple and efficient substitute is shown in the transverse section.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
It is possible he may have the offer of an appointment in England, which would obviate the necessity of our returning to India.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
Human beings have little occasion to fear mineral starvation, and may obviate whatever danger there may be with a drink of milk.
Still, if rain came now, he might save enough to obviate the necessity of using Helen's money.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
It seems a perfectly simple matter to a woman to obviate the difficulties and disappointments which arise in this way.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
This is to obviate the necessity of circulating money, of which there is little or none, excepting in the colony of Red River.
HUDSON BAYR.M. BALLANTYNE
Exert yourself to obviate all humiliating surmises, and you will amply be repaid by the balm of self-approbation.'
To obviate this difficulty, for those who come to me, I have had this complete model of piano-key mechanism made.
PIANO MASTERYHARRIETTE BROWER
WORDS RELATED TO OBVIATE
- defend against
- head off
- hold back
- hold off
- keep lid on
- nip in the bud
- put a stop to
- put an end to
- rule out
- shut out
- stave off
- turn aside
- ward off
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