Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk udsagnsord: prevent

1. prevent (om adfærd) keep from happening or arising; make impossible


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy sense of tact forbids an honest answer.
Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termeravert, avoid, baffle, bilk, block, block, blockade, cross, debar, deflect, embarrass, fend off, foil, forefend, forfend, frustrate, halt, head off, hinder, kibosh, make unnecessary, obstruct, obviate, queer, save, scotch, spoil, stave off, stop, stymie, stymy, thwart, ward off

2. prevent (om adfærd) stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe must prevent the cancer from spreading.
His snoring kept me from falling asleep.
Keep the child from eating the marbles.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey prevent him from writing the letter


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)keep


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mere specifikke termerblank, defend, exclude, hinder, hold, impede, keep away, keep out, rain out, shut, shut out, wash out


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)allow, let, permit









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