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Prevent – Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Prevent.

Clue Length Answer
Prevent3 lettersbar
  1. Definition: 1. a counter where you can obtain food or drink; "he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar"

Prevent3 lettersaid
  1. Definition: 1. improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient"

Prevent4 lettersveto
  1. Definition: 1. a vote that blocks a decision

Prevent4 letterswarn
  1. Definition: 1. notify, usually in advance; "I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions"

Prevent4 lettersturn
  1. Definition: 1. undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

Prevent4 lettersstay
  1. Definition: 1. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"

Prevent4 lettersdeny
  1. Definition: 1. refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus"

Prevent4 letterssave
  1. Definition: 1. (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring;

Prevent4 lettersfoil
  1. Definition: 1. anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities; "pretty girls like plain friends as foils"

Prevent4 letterscurb
  1. Definition: 1. the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess;

Prevent4 lettersstop
  1. Definition: 1. a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens;

Prevent4 letterskeep
  1. Definition: 1. the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"

Prevent5 lettersavert
  1. Definition: 1. turn away or aside; "They averted their eyes when the King entered"

Prevent5 lettersstrip
  1. Definition: 1. get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"

Prevent5 letterstaboo
  1. Definition: 1. declare as sacred and forbidden

Prevent5 lettersestop
  1. Definition: 1. To impede or bar by estoppel.

Prevent5 lettersdebar
  1. Definition: 1. prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"

Prevent5 lettersrepel
  1. Definition: 1. reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"

Prevent5 lettersdeter
  1. Definition: 1. turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

Prevent5 lettersblock
  1. Definition: 1. a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

Prevent5 lettersstave
  1. Definition: 1. a crosspiece between the legs of a chair

Prevent6 lettersstanch
  1. Definition: 1. stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"

Prevent6 lettershinder
  1. Definition: 1. put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"

Prevent6 lettersforbid
  1. Definition: 1. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"

Prevent6 lettersstifle
  1. Definition: 1. smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity"

Prevent6 letterskibosh
  1. Definition: 1.

Prevent6 lettersresist
  1. Definition: 1. withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"

Prevent6 lettersthwart
  1. Definition: 1. a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat

Prevent6 lettershamper
  1. Definition: 1. a basket usually with a cover

Prevent6 lettersimpede
  1. Definition: 1. block passage through; "obstruct the path"

Prevent6 lettersrefuse
  1. Definition: 1. food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)

Prevent6 lettersreject
  1. Definition: 1. deem wrong or inappropriate;

Prevent6 lettersretard
  1. Definition: 1. cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate; "This drug will retard your heart rate"

Prevent7 lettersobviate
  1. Definition: 1. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

Prevent7 lettersrepress
  1. Definition: 1. block the action of

Prevent7 lettersnullify
  1. Definition: 1. make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of; "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"

Prevent7 lettersruleout

    Prevent7 lettersexclude
    1. Definition: 1. prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"

    Prevent7 lettersinhibit
    1. Definition: 1. control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior

    Prevent8 lettersrule-out

      Prevent8 lettersdistract
      1. Definition: 1. disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"

      Prevent8 lettersforefend

        Prevent8 lettersrestrain
        1. Definition: 1. place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"

        Prevent8 lettersprohibit
        1. Definition: 1. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"

        Prevent8 letterspreclude
        1. Definition: 1. keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"

        Prevent8 lettersward-off

          Prevent8 lettersshut-out

            Prevent8 letterssuppress
            1. Definition: 1. control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior

            Prevent8 letterspreserve
            1. Definition: 1. fruit preserved by cooking with sugar

            Prevent8 lettersobstruct
            1. Definition: 1. block passage through; "obstruct the path"

            Prevent9 lettersforestall
            1. Definition: 1. keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"

            Prevent9 lettersproscribe
            1. Definition: 1. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"

            Prevent9 lettersfrustrate
            1. Definition: 1. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

            Prevent9 letterscheckmate
            1. Definition: 1. a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king

            Prevent9 lettersintercept

              Prevent9 lettersinterrupt
              1. Definition: 1.

              Prevent9 lettersembarrass
              1. Definition: 1. cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious

              Prevent9 lettersstave-off

                Prevent10 lettersneutralize

                  Prevent10 lettersturn-aside

                    Prevent10 lettersanticipate
                    1. Definition: 1. be a forerunner of or occur earlier than; "This composition anticipates Impressionism"



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