To keep (a person or thing) from doing something; impede:
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
To fill or stop up:
To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
To delay, hinder, or prevent (an event, for example) by taking action beforehand:
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
To hold back or keep in check; control:
To come to an end; stop:
To keep (a person) from some right or privilege; exclude; bar
To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
To prevent from entering; keep out; bar:
To forbid is defined as to order that something not occur, or to prevent something from occurring.
(Eccles.) To prohibit; forbid
To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
To afford opportunity or possibility for:
To make unnecessary
To bring a suit to prevent a mortgagor from redeeming (a property) by paying any outstanding debt.
(Computing) To terminate a computer program.
Find another word for preclude. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for preclude, like: rule out, prevent, impede, close, avert, forestall, forfend, hinder, restrain, bar and cease.