Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. praevenire, praeventum,; prae, before + venire, to come. See Come
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. præventus, pa.p. of prævenīre—præ, before, venīre, to come.
This occupation prevented me from thinking of what had occurred, and kept me in good spirits.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
We must, therefore, try to prevent them from landing, but without discovering ourselves.
"The Secret of the Island" by W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
I have before been prevented mentioning anything respecting those of my shipmates who had escaped with their lives.
"Will Weatherhelm" by W.H.G. Kingston
What, therefore, prevents everyone enjoying it at all times?
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
There were numerous turns in the lagoon, which prevented them at first from feeling the wind.
"Paul Gerrard" by W.H.G. Kingston
Warm Bath tends to prevent Colds; and why.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
And yet it unquestionably has a preventive purpose and meaning.
"Preventable Diseases" by Woods Hutchinson
It is advisable for the traveller to be present when the luggage is weighed, to prevent fraud.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
When on the shore, he tried to go down the river in hope of rescuing her, but loss of blood and his fatigue prevented.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
These bands are wound around the legs above the ankles, thus preventing snow and wind from penetrating.
"The Land of the Long Night" by Paul du Chaillu
O Oum-Amr, you have prevented me from the cup
When it should have been moving to the right;
And yet the one of us three that you would not serve
Is not the least worthy.
"Moallaka - II" by Edward Powys Mathers
But you sink, for your eyes
Are altering—altered! Stay—"I love you, love" . . .
I could prevent it if I understood:
More of your words to me: was't in the tone
Or the words, your power?
"Pippa Passes: Part II: Noon" by Robert Browning
To Jesus our Saviour some parents presented
Their children—what fears and what hopes they must feel!
When this the disciples would fain have prevented,
Our Saviour reproved their unseasonable zeal.
"Suffer Little Children, And Forbid Them Not, To Come Unto Me" by Charles Lamb
Tha'rt noa beauty;--nivver wor;--nivver will;
Ther's lots like thee amang men,--but then still,
Sich is fate;
An its fooilish for to be discontent
At a thing we've noa paar to prevent.
That's true mate.
"A Lucky Dog" by John Hartley
Now, a man in Oodnadatta
He grew fat, and he grew fatter,
Though he hardly had a thing to eat for dinner;
While a man in Booboorowie
Often sat and wondered how he
Could prevent himself from growing any thinner.
"A Change of Air" by C J Dennis
And by this time the heroic Barber's strength was failing,
And his efforts to warn the family upstairs were unavailing;
And, before the alarm was given, the house was in flames,
Which prevented anything being done, after all his pains.
"Calamity in London" by William Topaz McGonagall
Today, Friday, July 27, the first round of FY2011 Fire Prevention and.
To prevent the apricots from burning or drying out too quickly, use the freshest, plumpest dried fruit you can find.
Although Neekahna's injury prevents her from being returned to the wild, she has helped to educate countless thousands of people about her species.
ASSE Offers Workplace Violence Prevention Tips.
NFL Charities is awarding more than $1.5 million in grants for sports-related medical research at 15 organizations, with nearly two-thirds of the money going to study concussion prevention and treatment.
If "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," are there preventative measures hospitals could use to make good on bad debt .
"On the surface, this appears unusual," said Dr Marc Fischer, a medical epidemiologist at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
A Dallas County task force has recommended sweeping changes to a flawed bail bond forfeiture system that could bring in millions in untapped revenue and prevent fugitives from going unpunished.
South Dakota has closed creeks, streams and rivers to the taking of baitfish by traps, nets and seines to prevent the spread of aquatic nuisance species such as Asian carp.
While the technique won't prevent baldness from occurring, it may one day allow men to regrow their hair so they no longer have to look like a wrinkled, bald mouse.
Educating patients about their blood type and the health risks associated with it could help prevent cardiovascular disease, a study says.
WASHINGTON POST) Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) today signed a long-awaited bill that takes steps to prevent youth bullying.
A bus company notified the City of Bayonne it would be discontinuing its service on John F Kennedy Blvd, but Mayor Mark Smith aims to prevent that from happening.
Two medical organizations release updated preventive treatments for migraine headaches.
US Preventive Services Task Force on Tuesday issued a draft recommendation around the ineffectiveness of vitamin D and calcium to prevent cancer or fractures.
Such oscillations are common for systems with synchronous updates [18, 22]: randomization is a simple technique to prevent spurious synchronization of agent activity.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
However the term φ(2) n prevents us to apply the theorem directly.
Classification of simple $C^*$-algebras of tracial topological rank zero
However, the small number of pulsars currently known in the SMC prevents signiﬁcant constraints on the parameter assumptions made in these estimates.
Radio Pulsars in the Magellanic Clouds
This prevents a term like Aµdydxµ from appearing in (2.2).
Bosonic M Theory
In the quantum case, unitarity prevents the walk from reaching a steady state.
An example of the difference between quantum and classical random walks