Obviate Synonyms and Antonyms

ŏb'vē-āt'

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Synonyms for Obviate

(Sports) To block an opponent
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(Intransitive) To occur, fall, or come between, points of time, or events; as, an instant intervened between the flash and the report; nothing intervened (i.e. between the intention and the execution) to prevent the undertaking.
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(Dated) To prohibit; to forbid; to avert.
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To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
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To delay, hinder, or prevent (an event, for example) by taking action beforehand:
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Book of Common Prayer
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To fend off, to repel, to turn aside, as anything mischievous that approaches; -- usually followed by off.
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(Idiomatic) to prevent something from happening; to obviate or avert
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To exclude or shut out; bar.
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To make (something) deviate from its original path.
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To ward off; to drive (something) away; to turn away; to defend against; to repel with force or effort.
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To refrain from (doing something):
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do away with
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To get rid of; remove:
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Preclude is defined as to prevent something from happening or to prevent someone from doing something.
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To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
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To interfere is defined as to create an obstacle or get involved in other peoples' business.
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Antonyms for Obviate

To give opportunity or possibility
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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To require something to be brought about.
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Words Related to Obviate

To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
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To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
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To hold back or keep in check; control:
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Find another word for obviate. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for obviate, like: block, intervene, forfend, avert, forestall, prevent, ward, rule out, stave off, nip-in-the-bud and allow.