Prevention synonyms

prĭ-vĕn'shən

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the act of preventing
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(Nautical) The judicial detention of a ship to secure a financial claim against its operators.
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A pause or halt of some activity.
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One that helps:
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the act of preventing
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(Countable) The act of precluding
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(Psychology) The unconscious exclusion of painful impulses, desires, or fears from the conscious mind.
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(Countable) something that restrains, ties, fastens or secures
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Something that restricts; limitation
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(Psychology) Conscious or unconscious restraint of a behavioral process, desire, or impulse.
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(American football) A passing play where the ball is received by the opposing team.
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The act of evading by going around (bypassing).
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the act of preventing
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Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
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Something that serves as an obstacle.
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A violation of the rules in lacrosse in which a player in possession of the ball uses a free hand or arm to push or control the movement of a defender or a defender's stick.
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The act of something that stops; a halt.
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An instance of blocking or obstructing.
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Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
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An encouraging or being encouraged
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(Civil engineering) Depth or point at which well or borehole drilling cannot continue.
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Measures taken by a state or an alliance of states to prevent hostile action by another state.
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The act of preventing
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The act by which something is banned; a prohibition.
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The act of one who forestalls.
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A cuboid piece of any solid commodity.
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A person or thing that sets off or enhances another by contrast
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That which retards; an obstacle; an obstruction.
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The act of preventing
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The act by which something is blocked; an obstruction.
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Find another word for prevention. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for prevention, like: counteraction, preventing, halt, staving off, arrest, stoppage, help, arresting, preclusion, obviating and debarring.