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What is another word for prevent?

350 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[p_ɹ_ɪ_v_ˈɛ_n_t], [pɹɪvˈɛnt], [pɹɪvˈɛnt]
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Synonyms for Prevent:

dissuade (verb) prohibit (verb) retain (verb) Other synonyms and related words:

Rhymes for Prevent:

  1. repent, rent, bent, descent, brent, invent, indent, intent, segment, tent, gent, tashkent, percent, represent, resent, sent, spent, unsent, supplement, vent, underwent, dissent, lent, dent, unspent, event, ghent, kent, present, torment, ferment, went, meant, scent, extent, lament, pent, cent, relent;
  2. augment, accent, cement, ascent, assent, consent, content;
  3. discontent, occident, malcontent, circumvent;
  4. misrepresent;

Quotes for Prevent:

  1. The story of Little Blue Riding Hood is true. Only the color has been changed to prevent an investigation. Stan Freberg.
  2. There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help. Jan Schakowsky.
  3. But whether the Constitution really be one thing, or another, this much is certain- that it has either authorized such a government as we have had, or has been powerless to prevent it. In either case, it is unfit to exist. Lysander Spooner.

Idioms of Prevent:

  1. prevent sm from doing sth;
  2. prevent from doing;
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