FORESTALLING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Forestalling Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Forestall


Synonyms:
Obviation, Preclusion,

• Forestall Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To obstruct or stop up, as a way; to stop the passage of on highway; to intercept on the road, as goods on the way to market.
  2. (v. t.) To take possession of, in advance of some one or something else, to the exclusion or detriment of the latter; to get ahead of; to preoccupy; also, to exclude, hinder, or prevent, by prior occupation, or by measures taken in advance.
  3. (v. t.) To deprive; -- with of.
  4. (v. t.) To take beforehand, or in advance; to anticipate.


Synonyms:
Anticipate, Counter, Forbid, Foreclose, Foresee, Preclude, Prevent,

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