Prevent

Updated: 4 March 2017

We found 23 answers for the crossword clue Prevent. We last saw this clue in The Irish Independent Simple Crossword on 11 April 2017, where the answer was 'AVERT'.

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Prevent crossword23 Crossword Answers

3
letters
BAR
4
letters
STOP
veto
FOIL
keep
deny
balk
5
letters
avoid
DETER
ESTOP
DEBAR
AVERT
6
letters
HINDER
thwart
forbid
7
letters
RULEOUT
WARDOFF
obviate
inhibit
8
letters
preclude
restrain
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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