Synonyms of obviating


1. obviate, rid of, eliminate

usage: do away with

2. debar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

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


1. preclusive, obviating(prenominal), preventive (vs. permissive), preventative

usage: made impossible

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