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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 say ward off in sign language?

  1. wardoff

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How to use ward off in a sentence?

  1. Larry Ragonese:

    There were no arrests but we just had to ward off some people. Everyone with a cell phone camera wanted to come down to see the snowy owls.

  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. Marcus Molinaro:

    While I unequivocally believe in second chances, I also believe in the rule of law, desperate to ward off a challenge from Cynthia Nixon, Andrew Cuomo’s unilateral action is an insult to the legislature, the courts, crime victims and the voters of the State of New York.

  4. Thomas Kochan:

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

  5. Don Delillo:

    We seem to believe it is possible to ward off death by following rules of good grooming.


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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