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  Definition of foreclose
  1. subject to foreclosing procedures; take away the right of mortgagors to redeem their mortgage
  2. keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"
Similar Words: prevent, forestall, preclude, forbid

 

Hyponyms: save, make unnecessary, debar, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off, obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass, thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk, stop, halt, kibosh

 

Derivational Morphology: foreclosure, obviation, forestalling, preclusion

 

Anagrams: forceless

 

 
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