head off

headed off; heading off; heads off

Definition of head off

transitive verb

: to turn back or turn aside : block, prevent head them off at the pass attempts to head off the imminent crisis

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Examples of head off in a Sentence

if we act quickly, we may still be able to head off disaster

First Known Use of head off

1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of head off was in 1825

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