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There are 5 meanings of the word Avoid.

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Avoid - as a verb

Stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something

Example: "Her former friends now avoid her"

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Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; to protect from or to keep away anything undesirable; to ward off

Example: "Let's avoid a confrontation"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
avert8debar8deflect13fend offforefend15forfend14head offobviate12stave offward off

Refrain from doing something

Example: "He should avoid publishing his wife's memories"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Refrain from certain foods or beverages

Example: "I keep off drugs"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
keep off

Declare invalid

Example: "The contract was annulled"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
cancel10strike down
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Example Sentences

"I always avoid eating fast food."
"She tried to avoid making eye contact with him."
"We should avoid rushing into any decisions."
"He wanted to avoid any unnecessary confrontations."
"They managed to avoid the traffic jam."
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Word Game Points

Is AVOID a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, avoid is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

AVOID has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is AVOID a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, avoid is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
AVOID has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 10.

Is AVOID a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, avoid is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
AVOID has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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