Ward off synonyms

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To avoid, deflect, or ward off (an attack, a blow, an argument, etc.).
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(Nautical) To prevent (a vessel) from running against anything with too much violence.
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(Medicine) Interruption or obstruction of a physiological function:
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To defend, to protect.
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To bypass a requirement or make it unnecessary; to avoid a future problem or difficult situation.
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(Idiomatic) to prevent something from happening; to obviate or avert
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To protect (a goal, etc.) against scoring by an opponent
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(Dated) To prohibit; to forbid; to avert.
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To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
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To exclude or shut out; bar.
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To refrain from (doing something):
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Find another word for ward off. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ward off, like: defend against, parry, fend-off, avert, block, ward, keep at bay, obviate, stave off, turn aside and defend.