What does ward off mean?

Definitions for ward off

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ward off.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. debar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off(verb)

    prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

    "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

  2. ward off(verb)

    avert, turn away, or repel

    "Ward off danger"

Wiktionary

  1. ward off(Verb)

    to parry, or turn aside

  2. ward off(Verb)

    to avert or prevent

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ward off in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ward off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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Translations for ward off

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • prevenirCatalan, Valencian
  • odrazitCzech
  • abwehrenGerman
  • prevenir, evitar, esquivarSpanish
  • torjuaFinnish
  • éviter, parer, prévenirFrench
  • से बचनाHindi
  • parearIdo
  • deviare, scansare, allontanare, evitare, sviareItalian
  • かわすJapanese
  • propulsareLatin
  • ontwijken, afweren, voorkomenDutch
  • предотврати́ть, отби́ть, пари́ровать, отврати́ть, отрази́ть, отвраща́ть, предотвраща́ть, отража́ть, отбива́тьRussian
  • avvärjaSwedish

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