• VerbeSGpreventsPRpreventingPT, PPpreventedPREpré-SUF-ent
    1. VT To stop; to keep (from happening).
      1. I brushed my teeth to prevent them from going yellow.
    2. VI (now rare) To take preventative measures.
      1. OBS VT To come before; to precede.
        1. OBS VT To outdo, surpass.
          1. OBS VT To be beforehand with; to anticipate.
          2. Plus d'exemples
            1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
              • The platform grain shield and the windboard at rear of the binder deck will assist in making better bundles and prevent scattering of grain, if properly adjusted for long or short straw.
              • They hushed up that it was a suicide to prevent bad publicity.
              • The villagers fought tooth and nail to prevent the motorway being built through the local woodlands.

          Meaning of prevent for the defined word.

          Grammaticalement, ce mot "prevent" est un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
          • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
            1. Verbes
              • Verbes intransitifs
                • Verbes transitifs
              Difficulté: Niveau 1
              Facile     ➨     Difficile
              Définition: Niveau 7
              Précis    ➨     Polyvalent
              Liens Connexes:
              1. en prevented
              2. en preventing
              3. en prevention
              4. en preventive
              5. en preventable