Synonyms for forestall

Synonyms for (verb) forestall

Synonyms: anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter

Definition: act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

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