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Search phrase: prevent

Plays

 27 result(s). alternate result(s)
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
HamletHam II.ii.294prevent your discovery, and your secrecy to the Kingpreuent your discouery of your secricie to the King
HamletHam III.i.168Will be some danger; which for to prevent,Will be some danger, which to preuent
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iv.35And to prevent the worst, Sir Michael, speed.And to preuent the worst, Sir Michell speed;
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.234degrees prevent my curses. Boy!Degrees preuent my curses. Boy?
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.iv.29But to prevent the tyrant's violence – But to preuent the Tyrants violence,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vi.96Therefore, Lord Oxford, to prevent the worst,Therefore, Lord Oxford, to preuent the worst,
Julius CaesarJC II.i.28Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrelThen least he may, preuent. And since the Quarrell
Julius CaesarJC II.i.160As to annoy us all; which to prevent,As to annoy vs all: which to preuent,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.35.2I must prevent thee, Cimber;I must preuent thee Cymber:
Julius CaesarJC V.i.104For fear of what might fall, so to preventFor feare of what might fall, so to preuent
King LearKL III.iv.152How to prevent the fiend and to kill vermin.How to preuent the Fiend, and to kill Vermine.
King LearKL III.vii.82Lest it see more, prevent it. Out, vile jelly!Lest it see more, preuent it; Out vilde gelly:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.110With liver burning hot. Prevent. Or go thouWith liuer, burning hot: preuent: / Or goe thou
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.294jealousy! Eleven o'clock the hour. I will prevent this,iealousie: eleuen o'clocke the howre, I will preuent this,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.135that it wants matter to prevent so gross o'erreaching asthat it wants matter to preuent so grosse ore-reaching as
PericlesPer Chorus.I.35Which to prevent he made a law,Which to preuent, he made a Law,
Richard IIR2 III.ii.179But presently prevent the ways to wail.But presently preuent the wayes to waile:
Richard IIR2 IV.i.148Prevent it; resist it; let it not be so,Preuent it, resist it, and let it not be so,
Richard IIR2 V.ii.55If God prevent not, I purpose so.If God preuent not, I purpose so.
Richard IIIR3 II.iii.26Will touch us all too near, if God prevent not.Will touch vs all too neere, if God preuent not.
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.i.51Unless thou tell me how I may prevent it.Vnlesse thou tell me how I may preuent it:
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.i.70As that is desperate which we would prevent.As that is desperate which we would preuent.
The TempestTem I.ii.350Thou didst prevent me. I had peopled elseThou didst preuent me, I had peopel'd else
Timon of AthensTim V.i.201I'll teach them to prevent wild Alcibiades' wrath.Ile teach them to preuent wilde Alcibiades wrath.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.vii.40Not like a woman, for I would preventNot like a woman, for I would preuent
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.6Have their good wishes. We preventHave their good wishes, we prevent
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.26.2Lords, and the Servant, who try to prevent her

Poems

 4 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.220 Post hither, this vile purpose to prevent? Post hither, this vile purpose to preuent?
The Rape of LucreceLuc.966 I could prevent this storm and shun thy wrack! I could preuent this storme, and shun thy wracke.
SonnetsSonn.118.3 As to prevent our maladies unseen, As to preuent our malladies vnseene,
Venus and AdonisVen.471 Which cunning love did wittily prevent. Which cunning loue did wittily preuent,

Glossary

 26 result(s).
ailprevent, obstruct, stop
barprevent, obstruct, block
bind upprevent, keep away, impede
countermandprohibit, forbid, prevent
crossprevent, thwart, forestall
eschewavoid, escape, prevent
forestallprevent, stop, intercept, waylay
forseal[unclear usage] seal up close, forestall, prevent
interceptprevent, stop, get rid of
keepprevent from growing, keep small
keepprevent, restrain, forcibly hold back
layappease, prevent from walking
lethinder, prevent, stand in the way
preventforestall, anticipate
preventspare, able to avoid
preventtake steps to thwart, avoid by prompt action
preventforestall, baffle, confound
preventanticipate, expect, look ahead to
saveprevent, avoid, avert
seal[unclear usage] seal up close, forestall, prevent
shut upprevent, bar, close off
staydissuade, stop, prevent
staystop, prevent, end
stopstaunch, close up, prevent from bleeding
takekeep out, block, prevent
watch[falconry, in taming a hawk] prevent from sleeping, keep awake

Thesaurus

 24 result(s).
bleeding, prevent fromstop
growing, prevent fromkeep
preventbar
preventcross
preventbind up
preventintercept
preventeschew
preventstay
preventail
preventkeep
preventsave
preventlet
preventstay
preventcountermand
preventtake
preventforestall
preventseal
preventshut up
preventforseal
prevent from bleedingstop
prevent from growingkeep
prevent from walkinglay
sleeping, prevent from [in falconry]watch
walking, prevent fromlay

Themes and Topics

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Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
PREVENTBASICprevent v, prevention n
PREVENTNOTunprevented
UNPREVENTEDBASICsee PREVENT

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