Prevent

Updated: 20 March 2018

We found 25 answers for the crossword clue Prevent. We last saw this clue in The Boston Globe Daily Crossword on 14 January 2018, where the answer was 'DETER'.

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Prevent crossword25 Crossword Answers

3
letters
BAR
4
letters
deny
balk
FOIL
keep
STOP
veto
5
letters
DETER
DEBAR
AVERT
avoid
ESTOP
6
letters
HINDER
kibosh
forbid
thwart
7
letters
WARDOFF
RULEOUT
obviate
inhibit
averted
Howard, United Kingdom
8
letters
restrain
preclude
9
letters
foreclose
forestall

Definitions for "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"
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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