HyperDic: preclude

English > 2 senses of the word preclude:
VERBsocialpreclude, prevent, forestall, foreclose, forbidkeep from happening / happening or arising
stativepreclude, rule out, close outmake impossible, especially beforehand
preclude > pronunciation
Soundsprihkluw'd; priykluw'd
Rhymesaccrued ... vicissitude: 66 rhymes with uwd...
English > preclude: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningKeep from happening / happening or arising; make impossible.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
Synonymsprevent, forestall, foreclose, forbid
Narrowerdebar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward offprevent the occurrence of
inhibitLimit the range or extent of
obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrasshinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
save, make unnecessarymake unnecessary an expenditure or effort
stop, halt, block, kiboshStop from happening / happening or developing
thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilkhinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
Spanishestorbar, evitar, impedir, imposibilitar, prevenir, prohibir
Catalandestorbar, evitar, impedir, impossibilitar, prevenir, prohibir
Nounspreclusionthe act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
English > preclude: 2 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningmake impossible, especially beforehand.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsrule out, close out
Broaderobviate, rid of, eliminateDo away with
Spanishdescartar, excluir, ignorar, impedir, imposibilitar, prohibir
Adjectivespreclusivemade impossible

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