Part of speech:
To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
To forbid, hinder, or prevent.
To leave out or omit from consideration; reject:
To keep from happening; avert:
To make impossible, as by action taken in advance; prevent.
(Intransitive) To interpose; as, to intervene to settle a quarrel; get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action
(Physics & Electronics) To cause interference.
To prevent or hinder normal sales in (a market), as by buying up merchandise.
To avoid (a blow, etc.) by moving or shifting quickly aside
To avoid or evade
(Med.) To prevent the transmission of impulses in (a nerve), esp. by anesthetizing
To make (something) necessary or unavoidable; involve or imply as a necessary condition, outcome, etc.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
The definition of permit is to allow something.
To keep under control
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
Find another word for obviating. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for obviating, like: preclusive, avoiding, averting, deflecting, debarring, eliminating, warding, preventing, precluding, intervening and interfering.