Definition of Prevention:

  1. Safety management: Activities and practices aimed at anticipating, avoiding, and removing possible causes to preclude a hazardous event from happening.

  2. Quality management: Directing analysis and action toward correcting the variances in the output of a process.

  3. The action of stopping something from happening or arising.

Synonyms of Prevention

Eighteenth Amendment, Prohibition Party, Volstead Act, Abortion, Anticipation, Arrest, Arrestation, Arresting, Avoidance, Avoiding, Avoiding reaction, Balk, Balking, Ban, Banning, Bar, Barring, Block, Blocking, Check, Checking, Circumvention, Contraband, Control, Controlling, Curb, Curbing, Debarment, Debarring, Defense mechanism, Delay, Delaying, Denial, Determent, Deterrence, Disallowance, Discouragement, Dodge, Duck, Elusion, Elusiveness, Embargo, Enjoining, Equivocation, Escape, Estoppel, Evasion, Evasive action, Evasiveness, Exclusion, Foiling, Forbearance, Forbiddance, Forbidden fruit, Forbidding, Foreclosure, Forestalling, Forestallment, Frustrating, Frustration, Getting around, Halt, Halting, Hampering, Hindering, Hindrance, Impedance, Impeding, Index, Index expurgatorius, Index librorum prohibitorum, Inhibiting, Inhibition, Injunction, Intercepting, Interception, Interdict, Interdicting, Interdiction, Interdictum, Jink, Law, Mitigating, Mitigation, Neutrality, No-no, Nonintervention, Noninvolvement, Obstructing, Obstruction, Obviation, Preclusion, Prohibiting, Prohibition, Prohibitory injunction, Proscribing, Proscription, Refraining, Refusal, Rejection, Repression, Restraining, Restraint, Restrictive covenants, Retardation, Ruling out, Shunning, Shunting off, Shy, Sidestep, Sidetracking, Slip, Slowing, Statute, Stay, Stop, Stoppage, Stopping, Sumptuary laws, Suppression, Taboo, The runaround, Thwarting, Zigzag, Zoning, Zoning laws, Hindrance, Hampering, Holding back, Discouragement, Obstruction, Impediment, Retardation

How to use Prevention in a sentence?

  1. Crime prevention.
  2. They boarded up the ceiling for the prevention of the robbers getting into the house and stealing from them and their families.
  3. The accountants called the business owner into a meeting to discuss strategies for he prevention of loss in starting his new company.
  4. The prevention of disaster was instrumental focus for our business to thrive so we elected to purchase the largest insurance package.

Meaning of Prevention & Prevention Definition