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prevent

Prevent vs Prevents - What's the difference?

prevent | prevents |


As verbs the difference between prevent and prevents

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while prevents is third-person singular of prevent.

Conserve vs Prevent - What's the difference?

conserve | prevent |


In transitive terms the difference between conserve and prevent

is that conserve is to protect an environment while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As a noun conserve

is wilderness where human development is prohibited.

Avoided vs Prevent - What's the difference?

avoided | prevent |


As verbs the difference between avoided and prevent

is that avoided is (avoid) while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

Persuade vs Prevent - What's the difference?

persuade | prevent |


As verbs the difference between persuade and prevent

is that persuade is while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

Induce vs Prevent - What's the difference?

induce | prevent |


In lang=en terms the difference between induce and prevent

is that induce is to cause, bring about, lead to while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As verbs the difference between induce and prevent

is that induce is to lead by persuasion or influence; incite while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

Prevent vs Counteract - What's the difference?

prevent | counteract | Related terms |


As verbs the difference between prevent and counteract

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while counteract is to act in opposition to; thwart; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.

Prevent vs Refuse - What's the difference?

prevent | refuse |


In transitive terms the difference between prevent and refuse

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while refuse is to decline (a request or demand).

In obsolete transitive terms the difference between prevent and refuse

is that prevent is to be beforehand with; to anticipate while refuse is to disown.

As an adjective refuse is

discarded, rejected.

As a noun refuse is

collectively, items or material that have been discarded; rubbish, garbage.

No vs Prevent - What's the difference?

no | prevent |


As a noun no

is noh (japanese theatrical genre).

As a verb prevent is

to stop; to keep (from happening).

Detain vs Prevent - What's the difference?

detain | prevent |


In lang=en terms the difference between detain and prevent

is that detain is to keep back or from; to withhold while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As verbs the difference between detain and prevent

is that detain is keep (someone) from proceeding by holding them back or making claims on their attention while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

Prevent vs Holdback - What's the difference?

prevent | holdback |


As a verb prevent

is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As a noun holdback is

restraint (act or result of holding back, device that restrains.

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