Synonyms of prevent in English:

prevent


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verb

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SYNONYMS
stop, put a stop to, avert, nip in the bud, fend off, turn aside, stave off, ward off, head off, shut out, block, intercept, halt, arrest, check, stay
hinder, impede, hamper, obstruct, balk, foil, thwart, obviate, cheat, frustrate, forestall, counteract, inhibit, hold back, curb, restrain, preclude, pre-empt, save, help, suppress
disallow, prohibit, forbid, proscribe, exclude, debar, bar, deter
archaic let
ANTONYMS

allow, cause, encourage