Ward off - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Ward off.

AVERT
DETER
REPEL
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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
DETER
  1. turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
  2. try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth"
REPEL
  1. be repellent to; cause aversion in
  2. fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
  3. reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
  4. force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
  5. cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
Clue Database Last Updated: 17/08/2019 9:00am

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