To keep from happening; prevent:
To refrain from (doing something):
The definition of circumvent means to get around or surround someone or something.
To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
To interfere is defined as to create an obstacle or get involved in other peoples' business.
(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.
Book of Common Prayer
To give opportunity or possibility
(Dial.) To think; give as one's opinion
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To delay, hinder, or prevent (an event, for example) by taking action beforehand:
To exclude or prevent (someone) from a given condition or activity:
To exclude or shut out; bar.
do away with
To get rid of; remove:
To require something to be brought about.
(Sports) To block an opponent
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
To hold back or keep in check; control:
Find another word for obviate. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for obviate, like: forfend, avert, avoid, circumvent, dodge, interfere, intervene, prevent, ward, permit and allow.