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Synonyms for head off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    forfend, avoid, eliminate, avert, ward off, distract, keep off, bend, suspend, obviate, invalidate, fend off, stave off, block, nullify, debar, exclude, forefend, annul, quash, rid of, parry, bar, turn away, deflect, void

Wiktionary

  1. head off(verb)

    To intercept.

    The cavalry will head off the bandits at the pass.

    Synonyms:
    cut off

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. head off

    Synonyms:
    intercept, head, get before

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. head off

    Synonyms:
    intercept

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How to use head off in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A stupid laughs his foolish head off on being called by the people the slave of his spouse, but a strong man being a wise heart takes it as a wicked allegation by them and proves it wrong.

  2. Martin Hinton:

    When they scream and curse at me, it takes my head off the game, its very annoying because if Jay Paris tells you to do something and the parents telling you to do something different, youre like, What should I do ?

  3. Eric Schmitt-Matzen:

    I spent four years in the Army with the 75th Rangers, and I’ve seen my share of [ stuff ], but I ran by the nurses ’ station bawling my head off. I know nurses and doctors see things like that every day, but I don’t know how they can take it.

  4. Carson Daly:

    At times I feel like there’s a saber-tooth tiger right here, and it’s going to kill me, attack me, and bite my head off. I ’m scared as if that’s really happening. You feel like you’re dying.

  5. James Harden:

    We came in with the mindset that we had to defend, we had to cut the head off the snake, and that's Harden, and then just try to defend everyone else at the same time, and we did that.


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