Avert and Anticipate


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Avert verb – To keep from happening by taking action in advance.
Usage example: her careful planning averted disaster

Anticipate and avert are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Anticipate" instead a verb "Avert".
Nearby Words: aversion, averting, avertable
Synonyms for Avert


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Anticipate verb – To believe in the future occurrence of (something).
Avert and anticipate are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Avert" instead a verb "Anticipate".
Nearby Words: anticipation, anticipating, anticipatory, anticipant, anticipator
Synonyms for Anticipate

Common collocations

attack avert attack anticipate attack
invasion avert invasion anticipate invasion
events avert events anticipate events
tropes avert tropes anticipate tropes
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