Popular Wordlists
  • word of the day

    forestall

    forestall - Dictionary definition and meaning for word forestall

    Definition
    (verb) keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    Synonyms : forbid , foreclose , preclude , prevent
    Example Sentence
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
    Definition
    (verb) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
    Synonyms : anticipate , counter , foresee
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forestall

Fore means before. Stall means to stop. Hence Forestall == Before Stop. i.e to stop something before it happens.

stall is to stop.. fore means before.. i.e fore + stall = taking precautions before itself, to prevent unwanted action..

Go FORward with putting the horse in the STALL to prevent him from getting out and causing trouble.

FORESTALL sounds like (Force to stop) him in Advance Before he release it was the End of the road.

Toll naka

Powered by Mnemonic Dictionary

forestall = he has installed it previously; fore means previous.

Connect with us on Facebook