Synonyms and Antonyms of averting
the act or practice of keeping something from happening the averting of forest fires can be helped by the clearing of dry underbrush Synonyms prevention, forestallment, precludingRelated Words avoidance, circumvention; negation, neutralization, nullification; baffling, balking, checkmate, crossing, debarment, determent, deterrence, foiling, frustration, thwarting; barring, enjoining, forbidding, interdicting, interdiction, outlawing, prohibiting, prohibition, proscribing, proscriptionNear Antonyms aid, assistance, backing, support; facilitation; advancement, cultivation, encouragement, nurture, promotion
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