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Synonyms for ward 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, 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

  2. ward off(verb)

    avert, turn away, or repel

    "Ward off danger"

    Synonyms:
    deflect, head off, obviate, forfend, forefend, avoid, stave off, fend off, debar, avert

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ward off

    Synonyms:
    avert, FOREFEND, parry, repel, turn aside, fend off, keep off

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How to use ward off in a sentence?

  1. Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon:

    Whoever doesn't have( a gun), should use whatever he has - it can be a club, an umbrella, anything - that can ward off the stabber and neutralize him.

  2. Gaston Kroub:

    Qualcomm will be happy they got at least something, but at the end of day, with this final determination, Apple will be emboldened to think it can continue to ward off Qualcomm's attacks, i don't see anything here that would impact Apple's defense strategy.

  3. Franz Kafka:

    Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate... but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins.

  4. Thomas Kochan:

    I see it as an effort to ward off negative publicity when they will be most vulnerable to publicity.

  5. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Ward off the comforted path paved smooth to allow a glide. Rather challenge one’s instincts by traveling the primitive and unexplored. Then, will you grow.

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Translations for ward off

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  • prevenirCatalan, Valencian
  • odrazitCzech
  • abwehrenGerman
  • prevenir, evitar, esquivarSpanish
  • torjuaFinnish
  • éviter, parer, prévenirFrench
  • से बचनाHindi
  • parearIdo
  • deviare, scansare, allontanare, evitare, sviareItalian
  • かわすJapanese
  • propulsareLatin
  • ontwijken, afweren, voorkomenDutch
  • предотврати́ть, отби́ть, пари́ровать, отврати́ть, отрази́ть, отвраща́ть, предотвраща́ть, отража́ть, отбива́тьRussian
  • avvärjaSwedish

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