obviate(redirected from obviator)
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Related to obviator: rarefy, forestalled
obviateverb abolish, annihilate, crush, decimate, defeat, demolish, destroy, eliminate, foil, invert, obliterate, overcome, overpower, overset, overthrow, overturn, quell, repress, reverse, ruin, subdue, subvert, suppress, topple, upend, uproot, upset, vanquish
Associated concepts: obviate the terms of a contract
See also: balk, bar, deter, eliminate, estop, forestall, halt, hinder, overrule, overthrow, prevent, remove, stay, supersede