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Dodge vs Prevent - What's the difference?

dodge | prevent |


In transitive terms the difference between dodge and prevent

is that dodge is to follow by dodging, or suddenly shifting from place to place while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As verbs the difference between dodge and prevent

is that dodge is to avoid by moving suddenly out of the way while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As a noun dodge

is an act of dodging.

As a proper noun Dodge

is {{surname|from=given names}} derived from a Middle English diminutive of Roger. (Typically found in the United States..

Forbear vs Prevent - What's the difference?

forbear | prevent |


In transitive terms the difference between forbear and prevent

is that forbear is to keep away from; to avoid; to abstain from; to give up while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As a noun forbear

is an alternative spelling of lang=en.

Forebear vs Prevent - What's the difference?

forebear | prevent |


As verbs the difference between forebear and prevent

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

As a noun forebear

is an ancestor.

Prevent vs Avid - What's the difference?

prevent | avid |


As a verb prevent

is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As an adjective avid is

enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy.

Prevent vs Fight - What's the difference?

prevent | fight |


In transitive terms the difference between prevent and fight

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while fight is to try to overpower; to fiercely counteract.

As a noun fight is

an occasion of fighting.

Prevent vs Hider - What's the difference?

prevent | hider |


As a verb prevent

is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As a noun hider is

one who hides oneself or a thing.

Object vs Prevent - What's the difference?

object | prevent |


In lang=en terms the difference between object and prevent

is that object is to disagree with something or someone; especially in a court of law, to raise an objection while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As verbs the difference between object and prevent

is that object is to disagree with something or someone; especially in a court of law, to raise an objection while prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening).

As a noun object

is a thing that has physical existence.

Prevent vs Exclude - What's the difference?

prevent | exclude | Related terms |

Prevent is a related term of exclude.


As verbs the difference between prevent and exclude

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while exclude is to bar (someone) from entering; to keep out.

Prevent vs Guard - What's the difference?

prevent | guard |


As verbs the difference between prevent and guard

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while guard is to protect from danger; to secure against surprise, attack, or injury; to keep in safety; to defend.

As a noun guard is

a person who, or thing that, protects or watches over something.

Prevent vs Suspend - What's the difference?

prevent | suspend |


As verbs the difference between prevent and suspend

is that prevent is to stop; to keep (from happening) while suspend is to halt something temporarily.

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