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AVOID





Definition:

  1. [verb] stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"

  2. [verb] prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
    Synonyms: debar, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, ward off

  3. [verb] refrain from doing something; "She refrains from calling her therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's memoires"

  4. [verb] refrain from certain foods or beverages; "I keep off drugs"; "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"
    Synonyms: keep off

  5. [verb] declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
    Synonyms: invalidate, annul, quash, void, nullify

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