PREVENT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Prevent Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To intercept; to hinder; to frustrate; to stop; to thwart.
  2. (v. t.) To be beforehand with; to anticipate.
  3. (v. t.) To go before; to precede; hence, to go before as a guide; to direct.
  4. (v. i.) To come before the usual time.


Synonyms:
Forbid, Foreclose, Forestall, Keep, Preclude,

• Preventative Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) That which prevents; -- incorrectly used instead of preventive.


Synonyms:
Encumbrance, Hindrance, Hitch, Incumbrance, Interference, Preventive, Prophylactic,

• Preventingly Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) So as to prevent or hinder.


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