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avoid /əˈvɔɪd/ verb [transitive]


دوری کردن از ، احتراز کردن ، اجتناب کردن ، طفره رفتن از ، (حق). الغاء کردن ، موقوف کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: الغا کردن
مهندسی صنایع: اجتناب کردن ، ممانعت کردن ، جلوگیری کردن

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

avoid
[verb]
Synonyms:
- refrain from, dodge, duck (out of) (informal), eschew, fight shy of, shirk
- prevent, avert
- keep away from, bypass, dodge, elude, escape, evade, shun, steer clear of
Antonyms: face, meet
Contrasted words: court, invite, solicit
Related Idioms: give a miss (or a wide berth), have no truck with, set one's face against, steer clear of, turn one's back on
Related Words: avert, deflect, divert, obviate, prevent, ward (off), debar, exclude, preclude, forbid, prohibit
English Thesaurus: avoid, stay away/keep away, steer clear of somebody/something, make a detour, get out of something, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

avoid S2 W1 /əˈvɔɪd/ verb [transitive]
[Word Family: verb: avoid; noun: avoidance; adverb: unavoidably; adjective: avoidableunavoidable]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: esvuidier, from vuidier 'to empty']

1. to prevent something bad from happening:
Road safety is taught to young children to avoid road accidents.
It is important to take measures to avoid the risk of fire.
avoid doing something
The refugees left to avoid getting bombed.
Alan narrowly avoided an accident.

2. to stay away from someone or something, or not use something:
Everyone seemed to be avoiding Nick.
She carefully avoided his eyes (=did not look directly at his face).
Pregnant women should avoid certain foods such as raw eggs.
Why did you speak to him? You usually avoid him like the plague (=try hard to avoid him).

3. to deliberately not do something, especially something wrong, dangerous, or harmful:
There are ways of legally avoiding taxes.
avoid doing something
You should avoid over-spending in the first half of the year.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

avoid
verb
I. prevent sth
ADV. altogether It is sometimes impossible to avoid conflict altogether.
narrowly They narrowly avoided defeat in the semi-final.
at all costs Getting involved in a court case is something to be avoided at all costs.
VERB + AVOID be anxious to, want to, wish to They are anxious to avoid any further misunderstandings.
attempt to, try to | be careful to, take care to He was careful to avoid any sentimentality in his speech.
help (to) | be able to, manage to | be possible to | be difficult to, be impossible to
PHRASES an attempt/effort to avoid sth He failed in his attempt to avoid having to pay.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

avoid
II. keep away from sb
ADV. carefully, deliberately, studiously The two men carefully avoided one another.
VERB + AVOID try to

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

avoid
III. not hit sb/sth when driving
ADV. narrowly He braked hard and narrowly avoided a parked van.
VERB + AVOID brake to | swerve to She swerved to avoid a cyclist.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

avoid
verb
1.
BAD: He put his hand over my mouth to avoid me to scream.
GOOD: He put his hand over my mouth to prevent me from screaming.
BAD: These new measures are intended to avoid the spread of the disease.
GOOD: These new measures are intended to prevent the spread of the disease.
GOOD: These new measures are intended to prevent the disease from spreading.

Usage Note:
avoid (doing) sth = be careful not to do something: 'The best way to lose weight is to avoid eating fatty foods.' 'These drugs are dangerous and should be avoided.' 'Try to avoid subjects that can cause offence.'
prevent sb/sth (from doing sth) = stop someone or something from doing something; stop something from happening: 'The wall is supposed to prevent dogs from getting into the garden.' 'It is hoped that the new speed limit will help to prevent accidents.'

2.
BAD: He is such a nice man that you can't avoid liking him.
GOOD: He is such a nice man that you can't help liking him.
BAD: I couldn't avoid falling in love with her.
GOOD: I couldn't help falling in love with her.

Usage Note:
can't help doing sth = cannot stop yourself from doing something:
'Whenever he tries to sing, I just can't help laughing.'

3.
BAD: I told him that we would be grateful if he would kindly avoid ringing our doorbell after midnight.
GOOD: I told him that we would be grateful if he would kindly refrain from ringing our doorbell after midnight.

Usage Note:
refrain from doing sth = (formal) stop yourself from doing something because other people do not like it: 'Hotel guests are asked to refrain from smoking in the restaurants.'

4.
BAD: I avoid to use a computer for personal letters.
GOOD: I avoid using a computer for personal letters.

Usage Note:
avoid doing sth (NOT to do ): 'He obviously wants to avoid getting involved in the dispute.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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