"preventer" Definition

  1. n. One who goes before; one who forestalls or anticipates another.
  2. n. One who prevents or obstructs; a hinderer; that which hinders; as, a preventer of evils or of disease.
  3. n. An auxiliary rope to strengthen a mast.

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Position in dictionary: 77890 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "preventer": 1
Words that end with "preventer": 1
Words that contain "preventer": 1
Next words in dictionary: preventing, preventingly, prevention, preventional, preventive, preventively, prevertebral, previous, previously, previousness
Previous words in dictionary: prevented, preventative, preventable, preventability, prevent, prevenient, prevenience, prevene, prevenancy, prevenance

English Dictionary Definition of preventer

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