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Forestall

Fore`stall´
v. t.1.To take beforehand, or in advance; to anticipate.
[imp. & p. p. Forestalled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Forestalling.]
2.To take possession of, in advance of some one or something else, to the exclusion or detriment of the latter; to get ahead of; to preoccupy; also, to exclude, hinder, or prevent, by prior occupation, or by measures taken in advance.
3.To deprive; - with of.
All the better; may
This night forestall him of the coming day!
- Shak.
4.(Eng. Law) To obstruct or stop up, as a way; to stop the passage of on highway; to intercept on the road, as goods on the way to market.
To forestall the market
to buy or contract for merchandise or provision on its way to market, with the intention of selling it again at a higher price; to dissuade persons from bringing their goods or provisions there; or to persuade them to enhance the price when there. This was an offense at law in England until 1844.
- Burrill.
Verb1.forestall - keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"
2.forestall - act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
anticipate, avert, bamboozle, bar, beguile, betray, bluff, cajole, calculate on, cheat on, circumvent, conjure, corner, count on, debar, deceive, deflect, delay, delude, deter, diddle, discourage, dishearten, double-cross, dupe, engross, estop, exclude, fend, fend off, forbid, foreclose, foreglimpse, forerun, foresee, foretaste, frustrate, gammon, get ahead of, get around, go before, go off half-cocked, gull, help, hoax, hocus-pocus, hog, hornswaggle, humbug, intercept, juggle, jump the gun, keep from, keep off, let down, look for, look forward to, look out for, look to, mock, monopolize, obviate, outmaneuver, outreach, outsmart, outwit, overreach, parry, pigeon, play one false, preclude, prohibit, put something over, reckon on, repel, rule out, save, snow, stave off, stop, string along, take in, take it all, tie up, trick, turn aside, two-time, ward, ward off, watch out for, win the start
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