Đồng nghĩa của nip something in the bud

Verb

(idiomatic) To stop something at an early stage
check thwart stop curb squash frustrate quash subdue hinder quell squelch obstruct impede block stifle prevent halt stymie arrest clobber curtail nix crack down on stamp out put the kibosh on strangle at birth cut off cut short suppress repress put a stop to put an end to foil hold back crush end extinguish overcome inhibit head off put down snuff out avert forestall restrain obviate intercept terminate silence stave off limit fend off ward off clamp down on slap down preclude control hamper baulk abolish interrupt balk get rid of wipe out deter destroy scotch shut out quench conquer restrict annihilate circumvent shut down forfend kill rein in defeat avoid stay anticipate beat delay pre-empt bar finish turn aside counteract help stall bridle retard stem demolish govern interfere with hold up extirpate keep a lid on rule out smother rout put the lid on keep in check second-guess damp constrain debar save prohibit contain hold defend against moderate beat someone to the punch eliminate tone down sit on get ahead of put out overwhelm chill bring to an end pour cold water on keep under control beat someone to it eradicate bring to a standstill preempt pull up provide against draw up weed out catch still pick off deflect put a brake on queer beat someone to the draw stand in the way of steal a march on interdict cool crack down divert throw cold water on get in before hold off stonewall fetch up master slow down vanquish subjugate overpower blot out banish remove exterminate expunge gain mastery over block out throttle gain control over clamp down bring to screeching halt deaden put an stop to torpedo commandeer be early be one step ahead of act in advance of prepare for head off at pass desist discontinue cease keep from happening oppose hang up put the brakes on obscure shut off get in the way of take out of play fetter keep a tight rein on rein back lessen quieten down lick mellow soften keep the lid on hold in check get under control diminish shunt look away shove aside turn turn from veer counter keep lid on baffle stave ward keep off keep at bay cork dam forbid slow parry freeze fix knock off scrub sidetrack drop brace bring up can preoccupy forecast monopolize project monopolise expect foresee envision predict scupper repulse discourage bottle up choke staunch put a spoke in someone's wheel pull in slacken pace rein fight back brake neutralize tame keep back regulate play for time bottleneck reduce bite back hold in rebuff muffle hold down choke back swallow withhold neutralise pause checkmate stem the flow of snow under scrunch trash squish overthrow trample on put paid to dish keep let disadvise scare turn off put a damper on talk out of dampen act like a wet blanket ease mitigate allay abate temper soothe relieve assuage mollify dull alleviate palliate decrease calm lighten weaken relax quiet lull take the edge off blunt attenuate quieten appease tranquilize lower settle pacify cushion tranquillize placate damp down compose mute soft-pedal dilute measure gag ebb sweeten de-escalate ease off muzzle satisfy rule modify gentle lenify take the sting out dim sink fade remit extenuate smooth slacken decline taper dwindle dispel strangle slake shrink choke off calm down drop off taper off take the bite out modulate phase down pour oil on ratchet down tail off hush play down turn down numb wane dumb subside sober darken conciliate recover propitiate keep in line cut recede confine minimize clam paralyse shush simmer down put the brakes on quelch relent direct chill out benumb guide delimit ameliorate fall downscale discipline disarm depress anaesthetize pall keep down comfort keep within bounds paralyze anesthetize minimise slack put damper on pipe down let up close up keep it down decrease the volume drop away die down die out die away buffer wind down say nothing quiet down make less intense make nice cut back cool down take a load off decelerate cool it fall away cool out button up cut down cool off drain away peter out pocket submerge mask censure address improve qualify commute fill surfeit excuse sate satiate shade deepen cloud garrote garrotte dismiss dissipate keep control of cork up put a lid on hog-tie put half nelson on re-collect reduce the force of drive away chase away put to rest square drive off adjust monitor cap keep on a string gruntle obtund mince break gratify become weaker fade away come to an end unlax coast collect temperate play up to rally corner inspect steady sabotage peg trammel bedim entrammel disrupt set limits on impose limits on soberize meet halfway loose disintegrate refresh crumble relaxed put a limit on trim ration contract impair cauterize box in dip keep tight rein on tie up decrement incapacitate stun exhaust etherize cauterise chloroform KO drown unnerve stupefy injure gas deprive consume tire dope pale stabilize minify narrow shave pare slash knock out put out of order put to sleep lay out reconcile censor settle down handicap humour round down make cutbacks in pare down resolve pad whittle down demilitarise dial down bring down take down trim back smooth out step down cripple rescue clear the air couch stabilise trim down scale down mark down roll back defuse take the heat clip demilitarize depreciate overawe throw a monkey wrench in the works of throw a spanner in the works of leash bit harness brighten content make dim make faint make less bright straiten make lighter humor shut up determine decide salve cure deplete downsize tongue-tie gaol detain jail impound circumscribe imprison hogtie win over punctuate succor succour console vary solace clam up hush-hush make peace with keep in sway liss dry up dummy up strike dumb hush one's mouth hold your tongue patch things up form condition dictate influence box up tie down lock up put away pin down pull back hem in aid break up assist make matters up accede to somebody's demands rise above affect disburden disencumber empty levitate take upraise uplight shape change facilitate mould shift free jettison thin unload unburden bring under control bring an end to bring aid to let up on make something bearable bring respite to bring aid take load off alter touch underlie have on a tight leash predispose reduce weight directionalize dispose put off throw out pour out mold act on incline make less work on shepherd impact on exert influence on rachet down grow less have an effect on get the better of have an impact on be a factor in

Verb

To cause to come to an end
stop end halt put an end to put a stop to finish terminate cut short bring to an end finish off arrest bring to a stop discontinue bring to a halt wind up bring to a close call a halt to cease interrupt bring to a standstill adjourn conclude curb desist immobilise immobilize pull the plug on shut down stem suspend turn back deactivate put the kibosh on hold up close drop quit break break off elapse can expire lapse pass determine belay break up complete leave off cut off cut out dead-end desist from knock off let up lay off shut off put paid to pack in wink out pack up give over put the lid on wrap up call it a day check block impede obstruct frustrate stall bar stay hamper subdue suppress quell quash go still die pause catch hobble freeze staunch hesitate falter waver balance wabble teeter stagger vacillate dither scruple wobble limp stumble whiffle do for put a lid on stifle hold back put the stopper on run down call a halt draw up pull up come to an end come to a stop be over bring up come to a halt close down fetch up shilly-shally come to a standstill be abandoned hang back stand still wiggle-waggle come to a close be broken off be suspended blow the whistle on hold at bay put a sock in put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill come to rest draw to a stand draw to a close dissolve axe resolve cancel call off scrap annul abort abolish relinquish sunder ax settle wrap ultimate close out consummate crown wind down round out sew up round off give up end up switch off top off dispose of pull the plug get done get shut of pack it in knock something on the head give the chop get shot of culminate cap climax finalize finalise perfect bring to a conclusion put the finishing touches to put the finishing touch to be a fitting climax to polish off tie up discharge accomplish clinch shutter scratch fold scrub come to a conclusion round up carry out top it off carry through bring to fruition fulfill hang up rest set the seal on cinch ease off ease up fulfil have a break have a breather be the culmination of put the tin lid on be the climax put finishing touch on add the finishing touch to be the climax of cap off add the finishing touches to take a break take a breather put a period to draw to close put to bed take time out take ten take time off bring down curtain play out stop dead draw to a halt fade away peter out die out die away stand fizzle out run out hold cool it run its course reach a standstill stop in your tracks die down collapse

Verb

To decisively put an end to
scotch destroy smash devastate scupper thwart wreck demolish extinguish frustrate queer ruin shatter blow clobber dish foil put an end to put paid to scuttle spoil stop bring to an end mess up put a stop to put the kibosh on put the lid on obstruct hinder impede hamper baulk balk check block prevent stymie halt baffle defeat disappoint dash derail curb restrain hold up counter circumvent forestall snooker bar nullify discomfit checkmate arrest fetter outwit cramp inhibit do for screw up foul up interfere with hang up stand in the way of upset the applecart neutralize cripple beat suppress repress obviate quash nobble stifle overturn debar hobble deter rattle hamstring neutralise crimp hold back prohibit forbid avert faze encumber put a brake on put a spoke in someone's wheel put the mockers on oppose put the damper on put a damper on throw cold water on pour cold water on contravene invalidate elude confound upset repel squash disrupt stonewall traverse root repulse undo parry bilk skip promote dodge shake ditch duck disconcert juke buffalo bollix crab counterplot blank cross bury interrupt interfere shake off shuffle off sabotage put the stopper on give the run-around halt in its tracks run rings around throw a spanner in the works run circles around throw monkey wrench in give the slip throw a monkey wrench in the works cause setback get the better of put end to beat down louse up take wind out of sails discourage constrain slow restrict bridle shackle retard trammel dissuade clog hog-tie smother handicap handcuff manacle embarrass short-circuit slow down rein in bit put on brakes put an stop to reduce stall sandbag hold in throw a spanner in the works of hold down ward interdict withhold outlaw taboo tie up enjoin stem the flow of keep in crush confront crool banjax cancel overcome stump negate lick annul counteract preclude conquer cramp one's style dash one's hope render null and void give the run around

Verb

To cease to perform a specified action
stop cease discontinue refrain from desist from quit forbear from break off cut out call a halt to call it a day give up abandon abstain from leave off knock off halt pack in suspend desist forsake lay off pass up preclude relinquish renounce resist shirk skip steer clear of belay bypass finish get off keep from stay away from avert avoid ax axe back off from break the habit of can check out from dodge do without drop forgo get out of give over hold off pack up pull out of put a stop to refuse rein in restrain from shrink from shun shy from sidestep swear off withhold from call it quits on escape from jack in kibosh put an end to skip out on skirt surcease from break up end eschew kick break conclude cut off forbear abstain forswear shut off refrain terminate let up dispense with pass go without wind up lay off of reject abjure give a wide berth to have done with keep surcease hold back dead-end close elapse determine curb pause bring to an end wink out call it quits chuck expire die go lapse forego withhold resist the temptation to check decline leave alone evade resign have nothing to do with pack it in take the cure leave not continue rest ditch eliminate stop work restrain oneself from stop oneself from shake not do arrest escape stop oneself restrain not touch inhibit fight shy of deny oneself head off sit out bring to a halt kick the habit quit cold keep off kick over give a rest hold back from resign from stand down from give up on give something up pass on spurn come off waive yield kill leave out achieve succeed complete forlet jack it in down tools bridle omit go cold turkey sew up cut it out get on the wagon withdraw wrap up hang it up spell sacrifice set aside lay aside call a stop to restrain yourself decline to go easy interrupt stop trying bring to a close snub carve isolate exsect sever exclude marginalize extirpate extract usurp remove ignore overlook oust excise delete let alone cut short back out of bring to a stop pull the plug on starve sit on one's hands fast give the go by constrain stay neutral fence-sit not take sides prevent call off avoid doing something be temperate call a halt throw in the towel throw in the sponge put the kibosh on stay away circumvent get around steer clear shake off withstand take the pledge cut dead take away take out marginalise clock off finish work finish working close shop stop doing lie by go on the wagon fend off ward off help neutralise leave work shut down hinder interfere with stave off negate make up for nullify obviate neutralize block impede counterbalance prohibit counteract anticipate take five take a break prevent oneself from not give in to cease to indulge in have a breather finish the working day duck rebuff repudiate pass over deny dismiss repulse weasel out of elude skim over scape finesse abnegate disavow disclaim abdicate turn down disown gainsay shuffle out of disaffirm opt out renege on shy away from skirt around stay clear of turn your back on skate over fail to deal with skirt round buck put off delay obstruct discourage repel fight off keep away rebut deflect deter stall filibuster check oneself turn aside from desert keep at bay manage not to retract recant unsay foreswear renege repeal throw off turn aside parry beat off keep at a distance drive back keep at arm's length hold at bay rebuke disregard turn back on cast aside take back stonewall cut do away with wash your hands of neglect give something a miss disapprove demur reprobate say no to knock back baulk at demur at brush aside balk at not accept disdain refuse to take advantage of shy look down one's nose at opt out of send one's regrets shake one's head gloss over give the thumbs down give the red light keep clear of let well enough alone have no truck with

Trái nghĩa của nip something in the bud

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