Forestall - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 03/01/2021

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Forestall.

5 letter answer(s) to forestall

AVERT
  1. turn away or aside; "They averted their eyes when the King entered"
  2. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
  3. WARD OFF

7 letter answer(s) to forestall

OBVIATE
  1. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
  2. do away with
PREVENT
  1. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
  2. keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"

8 letter answer(s) to forestall

PRE-EMPT
  1. a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding

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