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
STOP
veto
keep
5
letters
avoid
AVERT
DETER
ESTOP
DEBAR
6
letters
HINDER
forbid
kibosh
thwart
7
letters
obviate
inhibit
RULEOUT
WARDOFF
averted
Howard, United Kingdom
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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