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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, block, nullify, debar, exclude, head off, forefend, annul, quash, rid of, parry, bar, turn away, deflect, void

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stave off

    Synonyms:
    defer, delay, postpone, adjourn, procrastinate, put off, lay over, let lie over

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