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forestall


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  forestall 
 
  1  of  2  senses  of  forestall 
 
  Sense  1 
  prevent,  forestall,  foreclose,  preclude,  forbid 
  =>  save,  make  unnecessary 
  =>  debar,  obviate,  deflect,  avert,  head  off  stave  off  fend  off  avoid,  ward  off 
  =>  obstruct,  blockade,  block,  hinder,  stymie,  stymy,  embarrass 
  =>  thwart,  queer,  spoil,  scotch,  foil,  cross,  frustrate,  baffle,  bilk 
  =>  stop,  halt,  block,  kibosh 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  forestall 
 
  1  of  2  senses  of  forestall 
 
  Sense  1 
  prevent,  forestall,  foreclose,  preclude,  forbid 
  =>  save,  make  unnecessary 
  =>  debar,  obviate,  deflect,  avert,  head  off  stave  off  fend  off  avoid,  ward  off 
  =>  obstruct,  blockade,  block,  hinder,  stymie,  stymy,  embarrass 
  =>  stonewall 
  =>  filibuster 
  =>  check 
  =>  hang 
  =>  bottleneck 
  =>  thwart,  queer,  spoil,  scotch,  foil,  cross,  frustrate,  baffle,  bilk 
  =>  dash 
  =>  short-circuit 
  =>  ruin 
  =>  undo 
  =>  break 
  =>  shipwreck 
  =>  stop,  halt,  block,  kibosh 
  =>  embargo 
  =>  stay 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  forestall 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  forestall 
 
  2  senses  of  forestall 
 
  Sense  1 
  prevent,  forestall,  foreclose,  preclude,  forbid 
 
  Sense  2 
  anticipate,  foresee,  forestall,  counter 
  =>  act  move 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  forestall 
 
  forestall  used  as  a  verb  is  rare  (polysemy  count  =  2) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  forestall 
 
  Sense  1 
  prevent,  forestall,  foreclose,  preclude,  forbid 
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  Sense  2 
  anticipate,  foresee,  forestall,  counter 
  =>  act  move 
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  Grep  of  noun  forestall 
  forestalling 
 
  Overview  of  verb  forestall 
 
  The  verb  forestall  has  2  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (4)  prevent,  forestall,  foreclose,  preclude,  forbid  --  (keep  from  happening  of  arising;  have  the  effect  of  preventing;  "My  sense  of  tact  forbids  an  honest  answer") 
  2.  anticipate,  foresee,  forestall,  counter  --  (act  in  advance  of  deal  with  ahead  of  time) 
 
  Overview  of  verb  forestall 
 
  The  verb  forestall  has  2  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (4)  prevent,  forestall,  foreclose,  preclude,  forbid  --  (keep  from  happening  of  arising;  have  the  effect  of  preventing;  "My  sense  of  tact  forbids  an  honest  answer") 
  2.  anticipate,  foresee,  forestall,  counter  --  (act  in  advance  of  deal  with  ahead  of  time) 



forestall definition