prevent[ pri-vent ]SEE DEFINITION OF prevent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PREVENT
To put it out of your power to ruin yourself is the only way left to prevent your ruin.
To prevent this, they were planning the capture of Beauséjour.
The ill consequence of which it is now in your power to prevent.
To me it seems that the first thing in regard to money is to prevent it from doing harm.
However, it will not prevent the food from keeping perfectly.
Remove from the fire at once to prevent the egg from curdling.
Care should be exercised in their baking to prevent them from burning.
We must prevent this foolish marriage which he has got into his head, from taking place.
"Whatever she saw she did her best to prevent," said the Princess.
When I realised that I loved him, it was already too late to prevent it.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PREVENT
- foul up
- give the slip
- hold up
- louse up
- play off
- take down
- take wind out of
- upset one's apple cart