Verb(1) keep from happening or arising; make impossible(2) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
(1) Hoping to forestall Henry by attacking and demoralising his supporters, Stephen laid siege to Wallingford Castle on the Thames, a dozen miles south-east of Oxford.(2) He closed his eyes, raising a hand to forestall her.(3) That being the case, Christians must welcome, rather than object to, any measure to forestall fraudulent conversions.(4) This is to forestall your opponent by starting an action before he begins attack on you.(5) I've claimed to be a member of all sorts of wacky political movements in order to forestall political polls.(6) To forestall him, however, supporters of the fallen ministers in Paris were now planning a very different sort of coup: popular intervention on a scale not seen since the ill-fated Champ de Mars petition the year before.(7) But I am writing these lines while I have the chance to do so, before events forestall me.(8) In order to forestall this unhappy eventuality, she proposes restricting the use of the money to child care, education for the parent, or retirement benefits for the parent.(9) I don't want her reporting this car to the police, and I didn't know what else to offer to forestall her.(10) Agricultural authorities, it appears, are deaf to the pleas of farmers desperate to forestall an impending disaster.(11) But, to forestall a rebellion among the unemployed, they skew the numbers each month to make the problem seem far less than it is.(12) So I put up a hand to forestall him and said, ├ö├ç├┐It's working quite well, thank you.├ö├ç├û(13) vitamins may forestall many diseases of aging(14) Immense US efforts at state-building in Afghanistan remain necessary to forestall this disaster.(15) You'll see a solution as to whether or not you can cut him down, to throw him, to avoid what is happening, to forestall him before he can actually bring the attack to bear.(16) Republican efforts to repeal estate taxes and lower income taxes - predominantly of benefit to the wealthy - is now being marketed to the public as a way to stimulate the economy and to forestall an economic downturn.
1. preempt ::
2. counter ::
3. prevent ::
Different Formsforestall, forestalled, forestalling, forestalls
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