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Support vs Prevent - What's the difference?

support | prevent |


In lang=en terms the difference between support and prevent

is that support is to be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As verbs the difference between support and prevent

is that support is (senseid)to keep from falling while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As a noun support

is something which supports often used attributively, as a complement or supplement to.

Shun vs Prevent - What's the difference?

shun | prevent |


As a verb prevent is

to stop; to keep (from happening).

Prevent vs Impossible - What's the difference?

prevent | impossible |


As a verb prevent

is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As an adjective impossible is

not possible; not able to be done or happen.

As a noun impossible is

{{cx|obsolete|lang=en}} an impossibility.

Eschew vs Prevent - What's the difference?

eschew | prevent |


As verbs the difference between eschew and prevent

is that eschew is (formal) to avoid; to shun, to shy away from while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

Prohibited vs Prevent - What's the difference?

prohibited | prevent |


As verbs the difference between prohibited and prevent

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

As an adjective prohibited

is forbidden; unallowed.

Solve vs Prevent - What's the difference?

solve | prevent |


As verbs the difference between solve and prevent

is that solve is to find an answer or solution to a problem or question; to work out while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As a noun solve

is (obsolete) a solution; an explanation.

Prevent vs Abandon - What's the difference?

prevent | abandon |


In lang=en terms the difference between prevent and abandon

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while abandon is to surrender to the insurer the insured item, so as to claim a total loss.

As verbs the difference between prevent and abandon

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while abandon is (obsolete) to subdue; to take control of .

As a noun abandon is

a yielding to natural impulses or inhibitions; freedom from artificial constraint, with loss of appreciation of consequences
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As an adverb abandon is

(obsolete|not comparable) freely; entirely.

Prevent vs Improve - What's the difference?

prevent | improve |


As verbs the difference between prevent and improve

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while improve is (lb) to make (something) better; to increase the value or productivity (of something).

Prepare vs Prevent - What's the difference?

prepare | prevent |


As verbs the difference between prepare and prevent

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

Retard vs Prevent - What's the difference?

retard | prevent |


In lang=en terms the difference between retard and prevent

is that retard is to decelerate; to slow down while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As verbs the difference between retard and prevent

is that retard is to keep delaying; to continue to hinder; to prevent from progress; to render more slow in progress; to impede; to hinder while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As a noun retard

is retardation; delay.

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