Synonyms of prevent in English:

prevent


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verb

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SYNONYMS

stop, put a stop to, avert, nip in the bud, fend off, turn aside, stave off, ward off, head off, shut out, block, intercept, halt, arrest, check, stay

hinder, impede, hamper, obstruct, baulk, foil, thwart, obviate, cheat, frustrate, forestall, counteract, inhibit, hold back, curb, restrain, preclude, pre-empt, save, help, suppress

disallow, prohibit, forbid, proscribe, exclude, debar, bar, deter

archaic let

ANTONYMS

allow, cause, encourage