Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von forestall

(Verb) 
Definition
to delay, stop, or guard against beforehand
They had done little to forestall the attack.
Synonyme
prevent
We took steps to prevent it happening.
These methods prevent pregnancy.
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stop
I think she really would have liked to stop everything right there.
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frustrate
The government has deliberately frustrated his efforts.
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anticipate
You've anticipated my next question.
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head off
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thwart
They were doing all they could to thwart the terrorists.
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intercept
Gunmen intercepted them on the way to the airport.
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hinder
Landslides are continuing to hinder the arrival of relief supplies.
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preclude
The fact that they live in London precludes them from coming.
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obviate (formal)
This would obviate the need for a surgical operation.
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nip in the bud
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provide against

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of anticipate
You've anticipated my next question.
Synonyme
second-guess,
beat (someone) to it
in the sense of balk
Definition
to thwart, check, or foil
in the sense of frustrate
Definition
to hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
The government has deliberately frustrated his efforts.
Synonyme
render null and void,
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)

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