What Prevent Means?

What is a sentence for prevention?

Prevention sentence examples.

– Wet weather as before, to the prevention of our operations.

A bill for the better prevention of pellagra was introduced in the spring of 1902.

The Cattle Diseases Prevention Act 1866 (29 & 30 Vict..

Which preposition is used with prevent?

Prevent is followed by the preposition from, not to. Nothing will prevent my credit card company from sending a monthly statement. The lengthy discussion at the annual general meeting prevented Monique from catching the six o’clock flight.

What’s another word for no longer?

What is another word for no longer?oncebackbygoneearlierformerlyerstwhileheretoforepreviouslyquondamsometime

What is it called when you stop doing something?

quit. verb. informal to stop doing something.

What mean increase?

Increase, augment, enlarge may all mean to make larger. To increase means to make greater, as in quantity, extent, degree: to increase someone’s salary; to increase the velocity; to increase the ( degree of ) concentration.

What is meaning of Prevent?

verb (used with object) to keep from occurring; avert; hinder: He intervened to prevent bloodshed. to hinder or stop from doing something: There is nothing to prevent us from going.

How do you use prevent?

Using the verb “to prevent”You can’t prevent my leaving.You can’t prevent me from leaving.I want to prevent his getting sick.I want to prevent him from getting sick.This campaign is designed to prevent drowning.Preventing stealing is our main goal this year.We are working to prevent forest fires.More items…

What word means to prevent something?

precludepreclude. Preclude is defined as to prevent something from happening or to prevent someone from doing something.

What part of speech is prevent?

part of speech: transitive verb. inflections: prevents, preventing, prevented.

How do you spell preventable?

While many words end with either the suffix ‑able or the suffix ‑ible, a few may be spelled either way, as is the case with preventable, the preferred spelling, and the variant preventible.