Antonyms for avoid
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term avoid.
stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
"Her former friends now avoid her"
debar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off(verb)
prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
"Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
forfend, eliminate, avert, ward off, distract, keep off, bend, suspend, obviate, invalidate, fend off, stave off, block, nullify, debar, exclude, head off, forefend, annul, quash, rid of, parry, bar, turn away, deflect, void
refrain from doing something
"She refrains from calling her therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's memories"
keep off, avoid(verb)
refrain from certain foods or beverages
"I keep off drugs"; "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"
invalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullify(verb)
"The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
ward off, empty, fend off, keep off, quash, keep down, neutralize, annul, overturn, lift, neutralise, head off, nullify, deflect, stave off, rescind, subjugate, evacuate, reduce, avert, vitiate, repeal, invalidate, debar, forefend, negate, forfend, reverse, obviate, revoke, vacate, subdue, cancel, void, countermand, repress
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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How to use avoid in a sentence?
We shouldn't be impeaching for a political reason and we shouldn't avoid it for a political reason.
I try to just avoid ruling things out when there's others who are in control.
We have changed from a diversified company to a more focused and balanced business portfolio, being much more selective to avoid losses.
Heading into the Thanksgiving holiday, it is critically important to avoid buying or eating romaine lettuce from the Salinas growing area so you can protect yourself and your family.
Despite the impending vote on Brexit, significantly more people report to have felt further removed from Europe over the last twelve months than closer to it, if the Prime Minister is to avoid disaster on his watch someone needs to start convincing the public very soon on why we should remain a part of the EU.
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