Definition of preclude:
veto, prevent, foreclose, study at prevent, proscribe, help, hinder, keep, interdict, stop, winnow out, rule in, foresee, avoid, allow, avert, close out, impede, anticipate, forbid, counter, get in the way of something, discourage, knock something on the head, obstruct, forestall, squash, nix, nip in the bud, forfend, head off, obviate, rule out, stave off, eliminate.
- "Down the Slope", James Otis.
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- "Logic, Inductive and Deductive", William Minto.