What is another word for pre-vent?

706 synonyms found


[ pɹˈiːvˈɛnt], [ pɹˈiːvˈɛnt], [ p_ɹ_ˈiː_v_ˈɛ_n_t]

Pre-vent is a verb that means "to stop something from happening before it occurs." There are several synonyms that can be used instead of pre-vent, such as avert, forestall, preclude, obstruct, hinder, impede, prohibit, and deter. Avert means to turn away or avoid something undesirable, and forestall means to prevent something from happening by taking action beforehand. Preclude means to prevent something from happening by making it impossible, while obstruct means to put up a blockage or obstacle to impede something. Hinder means to hold back or slow down progress, and prohibit means to forbid something from happening. Deter means to discourage or dissuade someone from doing something.

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How to use "Pre-vent" in context?

and "post-prevention"

pre-venting illness and injury is important because it helps prevent disease and injury in the first place.

This can be accomplished through regular personalized preventive health care, food choices, and acceptable behavior choices. Prevention also includes early detection and treatment of illnesses and injuries.

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