What is another word for prevention?

291 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ p_ɹ_ɪ_v_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n], [ pɹɪvˈɛnʃən], [ pɹɪvˈɛnʃən]

Synonyms for Prevention:

dissuasion (noun) prohibition (noun) Other synonyms:
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Rhymes for Prevention:

  1. pension, tension, mention;
  2. detention, convention, ascension, attention, invention, extension, suspension, pretension, contention, retention, dimension, dissension;
  3. condescension, apprehension, hypertension, hypotension, comprehension;
  4. misapprehension;

Quotes for Prevention:

  1. Prevention is one of the few known ways to reduce demand for health and aged care services. Julie Bishop.
  2. All desirable things... are desirable either for the pleasure inherent in themselves, or as a means to the promotion of pleasure and the prevention of pain. John Stuart Mill.
  3. In recent years, research into the prevention and treatment of arthritis has led to measures that successfully reduce pain and improve the quality of life for millions. Charles W. Pickering.

Idioms of Prevention:

  1. ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure;
  2. an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, at prevention is better than cure;
  3. prevention is better than cure;

Adjectives for Prevention:

  • topmost negative,
  • strongly preferred,
  • efficient and systematic,
  • global-warming,
  • most such,
  • such miraculous,
  • mere mechanical,
  • inexpensive,
  • comprehensive,
  • negative,
  • partial,
  • legal,
  • desperate,
  • old-fashioned,
  • double,
  • still probable,
  • still probable and possible,
  • appropriate chemical,
  • instantaneous and total,
  • rational and successful,
  • europe-wide,
  • further apparent,
  • rapid and thorough,
  • ever practised,
  • adequate social,
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  • much social,
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  • surest,
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  • faulty,
  • indirect,
  • charitable,
  • lawful,
  • practised,
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  • solar,
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  • wise,
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  • universal,
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  • medical,
  • artificial,
  • further,
  • mere,
  • proper,
  • absolute,
  • effectual,
  • social,
  • effective,
  • complete,
  • best.
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