Prevent

Updated: 1 July 2017

We found 24 answers for the crossword clue Prevent. We last saw this clue in The Irish Independent Simple Crossword on 30 August 2017, where the answer was 'AVERT'.

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Prevent crossword24 Crossword Answers

3
letters
BAR
4
letters
keep
balk
FOIL
deny
STOP
veto
5
letters
ESTOP
AVERT
avoid
DETER
DEBAR
6
letters
forbid
kibosh
HINDER
thwart
7
letters
obviate
inhibit
WARDOFF
RULEOUT
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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