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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

How to pronounce ward off?

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  1. wardoff

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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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