Pronunciation of Obviate
/ˈɒbvɪˌe͡ɪt/, /ˈɒbvɪˌeɪt/, /ˈɒ_b_v_ɪ__ˌeɪ_t/
Antonyms for obviate:
forward, cultivate, help, let, allow, assist, permit, encourage, abet, facilitate, advance, call for, foster, need, ask, demand, support, necessitate, require, take, promote, smooth, involve, nurture, postulate, unclog, aid, leave, further, let go, ease.
Usage examples for obviate:
- Their observations regarding immoral practices and the means used to obviate the consequences bear out the above testimony. - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.
- Reconstruction of The Present Law Not Necessary:- A clause of the suggested amendment could read about as follows, and would obviate the necessity of taking the present law to pieces and building it over again: All books and all articles enjoying forty- two years copyright- life under the present law shall be admitted to the privilege of the thirty- year extension upon complying with the condition requiring the producing and placing upon permanent sale of one grade or form of said book or article at a price of 90 per cent. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.
- Still, if rain came now, he might save enough to obviate the necessity of using Helen's money. - "The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest", Harold Bindloss.