Thesaurus > Related Words: head off

  Words related to head off

Related / Similar Words: debar, obviate, deflect, avert, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off

 

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

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    Derivational Morphology: obviation, forestalling, preclusion

     

     
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