|1.||[ verb ] keep from happening of arising; have the effect of preventing|
|Synonyms:||prevent forestall preclude forbid|
"My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"
|Related terms:||stop debar thwart save obstruct obviation|
|2.||[ verb ] subject to foreclosing procedures; take away the right of mortgagors to redeem their mortgage|
|Related terms:||reclaim foreclosure|