Synonyms of stave in English:

stave


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verb

1‘the ship had been driven aground, her hull staved in’

SYNONYMS

break in, smash in, put a hole in, push in, kick in, cave in, splinter, shiver, fracture

2‘the government is introducing emergency measures to stave off a crisis’

SYNONYMS

avert, prevent, avoid, preclude, rule out, counter, forestall, nip in the bud

ward off, fend off, head off, keep off, keep at bay