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Obviate
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Obviate as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

24 November 2020
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 17 answers for the crossword clue 'Obviate', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Obviate a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Obviate as an answer itself some 53 times.

Obviate is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 14 April 2020 with the answer being PRECLUDE, we also found PRECLUDE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Do away with
  • Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

Crossword Answers

5 Letters

AVERT
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

AVOID
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

DEBAR
Prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"

RIDOF
Do away with

6 Letters

REMOVE
Cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"

7 Letters

COUNTER
A return punch (especially by a boxer)

DEFLECT
Impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball); "block an attack"

FENDOFF
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

FORFEND
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

HEADOFF
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

PREVENT
Stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"

WARDOFF
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

8 Letters

FOREFEND
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

PRECLUDE
Keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"

STAVEOFF
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

9 Letters

ELIMINATE
Eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"

FORESTALL
Keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"

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