Definitions for ward off

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  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"

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  1. ward off(Verb)

    to parry, or turn aside

  2. ward off(Verb)

    to avert or prevent


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

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