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Synonyms for stave 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, 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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How to use stave off in a sentence?

  1. Viveca Novak:

    Google's big spending in Washington could be meant in part to rally Congress and the White House to come to its defense in the face of the EU's antitrust case against the company, it needs allies, the more prominent the better -- and it also wants to stave off any similar government inquiries stateside.

  2. James Cavallaro:

    We are working very hard to stave off this crisis.

  3. Yoon Tae-ho:

    There has been a stagnating trend in Daegu cases despite a slight increase today, the situation happening in the Seoul metropolitan area is unlikely to lead to that of the Daegu region ... but we will make maximum efforts to stave off further spread.

  4. White House:

    Industry should be in communication with their counterparts in Mexico to encourage the Mexican government to work with the Administration and stave off the dangerous crisis at our southern border as quickly as possible.

  5. Jeffrey Lee:

    I think it's a way to stave off a sense of panic or too much alarm, knowing that there are things we can do is powerful for people in church or out of church.


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