Word:

Obviate

Ob´vi`ate
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Obviated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Obviating.]
1.To meet in the way.
Not to stir a step to obviate any of a different religion.
- Fuller.
2.To anticipate; to prevent by interception; to remove from the way or path; to make unnecessary; as, to obviate the necessity of going.
Verb1.obviate - do away with
Synonyms: rid of, eliminate
Antonyms:
necessitate, need, require, call for, demand, postulate, involve, ask, take - require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulates a patient's consent"
2.obviate - prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
anticipate, bar, debar, deflect, deter, discourage, dishearten, estop, exclude, fend, fend off, forbid, foreclose, help, interfere, interpose, intervene, keep from, keep off, prohibit, repel, rule out, save, stave off, turn aside, ward, ward off
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