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Meaning of avoid

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of
           someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
           [ant: {confront}, {face}, {face up}]
      2: prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's
         avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a
         strike" [syn: {debar}, {forefend}, {forfend}, {obviate},
         {deflect}, {avert}, {head off}, {stave off}, {fend off},
         {avoid}, {ward off}]
      3: refrain from doing something; "She refrains from calling her
         therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's
      4: refrain from certain foods or beverages; "I keep off drugs";
         "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day" [syn:
         {keep off}, {avoid}]
      5: declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
         [syn: {invalidate}, {annul}, {quash}, {void}, {avoid},
         {nullify}] [ant: {formalise}, {formalize}, {validate}]

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