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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. forestall: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. forestall: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. forestall: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. forestall: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. forestall: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. forestall: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Forestall, forestall: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. forestall: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. forestall: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. forestall: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. forestall: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. forestall: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. forestall: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Forestall, forestall: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. forestall: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. forestall: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. forestall: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Forestall: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. forestall: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. forestall: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. forestall: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. forestall: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. forestall: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. forestall: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. forestall: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. forestall: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. forestall: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. forestall: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. forestall: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. forestall: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. forestall: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Forestall: Croquet [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (forestall)

verb:  keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing
verb:  act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

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Words similar to forestall:   anticipate, counter, forbid, foreclose, foresee, forestalled, forestaller, forestalling, forestallment, preclude, prevent, avert, more...

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