Synonyms and Antonyms of avoidance
1 the act or a means of getting or keeping away from something undesirable her congenital avoidance of conflict makes talking about problems with her difficult Synonyms escape, cop-out, dodging, ducking, eluding, elusion, eschewal, eschewing, evasion, out, shaking, shunningRelated Words bypassing, circumvention, runaround, sidestepping, skirting; averting, deflection, obviation, precluding, preventionNear Antonyms abidance, endurance, submission, toleration
2 the doing away with something by formal action plans to petition the court for an avoidance of the prenuptial agreement Synonyms abatement, abolishment, abrogation, annulment, abolition, cancellation (also cancelation), defeasance, dissolution, invalidation, negation, nullification, quashing, repeal, rescindment, voidingRelated Words abortion, calling off, recall; countermand, override, overruling, overturn, veto; retraction, reversal, revocation, suspension, withdrawal; banning, enjoining, forbiddance, outlawing, prohibition; disallowance, dismissal, rejection; elimination, eradication, erasure, liquidation, removalNear Antonyms enactment, legislation; establishment, founding, institution; formalization, legalization, legitimation, legitimization, validation; passing, ratification; approval, authorization, clearance, endorsement (also indorsement), permission, sanctioning; commandment, decreeing, mandating, ordering, prescription
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