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Verb Synset: 202452885

Words: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent

Gloss: 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"

derivationally related 101079042 - forestalling, obviation, preclusion
derivationally related 101079042 - forestalling, obviation, preclusion
derivationally related 301763813 - preventative, preventive
derivationally related 301763813 - preventative, preventive
hyponym 200549552 - make_unnecessary, save
hyponym 202453321 - avert, avoid, debar, deflect, fend_off, forefend, forfend, head_off, obviate, stave_off, ward_off
hyponym 202557199 - block, blockade, embarrass, hinder, obstruct, stymie, stymy
hyponym 202558172 - baffle, bilk, cross, foil, frustrate, queer, scotch, spoil, thwart
hyponym 202559752 - block, halt, kibosh, stop

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Verb Frames

Somebody prevents something
Something prevents something
Somebody forestalls something
Something forestalls something
Somebody forecloses something
Something forecloses something
Somebody precludes something
Something precludes something
Somebody forbids something
Something forbids something

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