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Meaning of word prevent from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

prevent   verb

Meaning : Keep from happening or arising. Make impossible.

Example : My sense of tact forbids an honest answer.
Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project.

Synonyms : forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude

Meaning : Stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state.

Example : We must prevent the cancer from spreading.
His snoring kept me from falling asleep.
Keep the child from eating the marbles.

Synonyms : keep

Make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen.

This permits the water to rush in.
This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement.
This will permit the rain to run off.
allow, let, permit


Prevent ka meaning, vilom shabd, paryayvachi aur samanarthi shabd in Hindi. Prevent ka matlab kya hota hai?