preempt

[ pree-empt ]SEE DEFINITION OF preempt

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PREEMPT

It was what is called a wind-break and I determined to preempt it for the night.

The woman who forgives and doesn't forget is trying to preempt heaven and raise hell.

RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR PREEMPT

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