Definition of 'obviate'
Example sentences containing 'obviate'
His manner seemed to obviate questions as to why he had neither telephoned nor turned up the night before.THE DEVIL'S OWN WORK (2002)
For a moment Anna didn't know whether the joking warmth of Thomas's tone would obviate the irony of his words.DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2002)
She opened it with trembling hands and a little prayer to obviate the image which had leapt into her mind of Leo bandaged in a hospital bed.DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2002)
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Definition of obviate from the Collins English Dictionary