Đồng nghĩa của stave off

Verb

To fend off or defend against something hostile
repulse repel rebut fend off beat off turn away turn back ward off hold off keep at bay resist rebuff keep off fight off deflect parry reject refuse drive back keep away discourage check drive away push back send packing deter spurn keep at arm's length rebuke beat back oppose put to flight dismiss brush off hold back put down avert snub decline foil force back keep at a distance turn aside hold at bay frustrate cut thrust back fight back see off counter prevent turn down cold-shoulder chase away give someone the brush-off send away avoid hold something off stop defeat protect against defend against nix heave-ho overthrow refuse admittance to give somebody the cold shoulder give somebody the run-around set back force away throw back kick in the teeth block shield yourself from en garde forestall shirk elude shun preclude bypass anticipate fence slight repudiate disdain ignore deny stiff-arm put off neglect not hear of disallow freeze out chide disregard snout give someone the go-by tell off give the brush cut dead pass up lash out at give the cold shoulder look right through someone cross tell someone where to get off put in one's place reprove knock back curb bottle up conceal defend yourself retaliate contain suppress restrain reply repress defend control put up a fight riposte fight confront dispute cool stand off kick disown traverse duel drive off knock down force off cast aside give cold shoulder to stand up against scorn ostracize pass disapprove reprobate balk at send to Coventry ostracise coldshoulder negative deselect treat with contempt brush aside stiff blank high-hat throw out exclude say no renounce discount scout sneer at scoff at throw over demur misprize sniff at say no to baulk at not accept look straight through pooh-pooh look past look down on turn your back on deride forgo desist negate abjure belittle mock play down pass on ridicule contemn jilt demur at wave aside abstain from snoot refrain from shy from withhold from desist from make light of treat disrespectfully set aside send one's regrets shake one's head act cool take no notice of hold in contempt turn up your nose at steer clear of veto not give time of day give the bum's rush turn deaf ear to turn one's back on turn nose up at sneeze at look down upon give the cold shoulder to shrug off turn on reluct turn against pretend not to see give a pain turn your nose up at delay obstruct evade overlook skip make unwelcome turn up one's nose miss stall filibuster not heed withdraw pour cold water on put aside put out of one's mind throw cold water on protest give the thumbs down to not take advantage of not budge on turn from send off jib at dispense with not care for hold out protest at not buy draw the line at refuse to receive give thumbs down to show disrespect show disrespect for blink at stonewall humiliate wipe slam-dunk make little of undermine insult affront disparage despise express contempt humble mortify shame pour scorn on dis flout disrespect diss scratch offend swank slur chill ice duck scold snob upstage censure boycott burr be scornful about be above jeer at heap scorn on laugh at be contemptuous about abandon spit on revile refute gibe piss over confute abhor hate sneer piss on defy scoff trash taunt hold up to scorn desert ice out blow raspberries at laugh out of court discard give the brushoff look coldly upon forbear cock a snook at run down consider beneath you forsake disavow give someone a slap in the face put the chill on curl your lip at consider beneath one give the Bronx cheer to spit in the face of turn back on make fun of show contempt for spit in the eye of retract recant reverse forswear eschew rescind revoke give up cast off disprofess dishonor rat turn default disinherit tergiversate banish flush oust dishonour cast defect apostatize tergiverse shed lay aside cut off disacknowledge dump have no more truck with wash one's hands of wash your hands of be against break with have nothing more to do with fly in the face of opt out refuse to take advantage of look down one's nose at opt out of give the thumbs down give the red light

Verb

Fend off
avoid block deflect delay hinder repel fend off hold back hold off ward off keep at bay prevent avert stop impede check thwart foil forestall obstruct head off curb oppose inhibit restrain defend against frustrate prohibit restrict baulk counteract repress stall arrest bar balk forfend put a stop to evade retard halt preclude obviate hamper resist interfere with shut out keep off intercept circumvent counter defeat derail stymie nullify deter escape sidestep crimp skirt rule out trammel steer clear of ward parry withstand turn aside debar cramp circumnavigate get out of put paid to bypass guard stand in the way of screen spoil scupper stonewall interdict limit cover bulwark keep keep lid on take down fend fence dodge repulse discourage put off hold defend guard against keep back put an end to keep at arm's length withhold hold at bay shake divert interrupt forbid anticipate rebuff bring an end to act against cross baffle stave chill nip in the bud cool cork dam suppress beat glance quiet pour cold water on turn off indispose put a damper on throw cold water on control scotch overturn disrupt glance off rebound draw away turn away forefend crash wreck put the stopper on stump ditch take wind out of ruin upset do for outwit juke put the kibosh on unsettle shield against fight off duck safeguard against secure against stand up for protect against defend oneself against skirt round pre-empt protect refrain from safeguard shield secure shelter preserve save harbor conserve harbour withhold from desist from stay away stay away from refuse forbear leave off give up kick negate make up for get around steer clear deny yourself forgo shrink from abstain from abstain renounce neutralize shake off restrain from keep from counterbalance skip break the habit of desist eschew shirk skip out on help do without neutralise forbear from shy from shun fortify postpone care for barricade watch take in look after house beat off keep safe watch over provide sanctuary be the defender of give sanctuary keep from harm insure hedge repel danger uphold garrison intermit encumber choke clog slow detain bring to screeching halt close off make late hobble confine hold up brake defer put back shut off get in the way of shut down back off shackle bog down slow up hold off on choke off hog-tie remit put a brake on prolong set back throw a spanner in the works of shelve hamstring throw a monkey wrench in the works of prorogue pause fetter hold over handcuff protract retardate cripple cumber slow down cancel close out proscribe ban except eliminate freeze out leave out exclude abolish count out revoke bate close one's doors to discard discount not consider recant dismiss suspend reject forget about

Verb

To ward off or put up an opposition to (an attack)
counter combat fight oppose negate attack rebuff repel repulse resist tackle ward off battle fend off oppugn beat contend with contravene defy fight off hold at bay match meet stand up to take on put up a fight against fly in the face of contest confront withstand contend dispute challenge buck obstruct hinder thwart struggle against check face strive against frustrate impede block prevent vie object to go against pit argue against take a stand against take issue with deny play off contradict cross gainsay encounter assail counteract assault controvert protest fight against be anti quarrel with argue with wrestle stop inhibit halt restrain be hostile to refuse stem curb face off speak out against be in opposition to rival speak against war face down set your face against stand up and be counted against be in defiance of take up arms against make a stand against set against balk negative duel disaffirm impugn agitate against baulk traverse question reluct campaign against countervail stonewall put in opposition set as rivals tangle with put up an argument oppose action compete against compete with spare no effort set one's face against dissent with lock horns with rebel against dig in one's heels baulk at kick against refuse to accept eliminate end clash resolve battle against try to put out try to extinguish do battle with fight with cope with put an end to bring to an end to compete set upon launch battle with begin battle with strike skirmish with clash with engage grapple with wrest with scrap with wage war against struggle mount an attack on enter into combat with fall on counterbalance wage war on jockey race jostle strive compare contrast come to close quarters with feud grapple give battle to join battle with scramble for go for sweat play go for broke push lock horns jockey for position wage war go for the gold match yourself against be rivals go for the jugular cross swords array be against bar counterattack dislike disagree with disapprove of rebut take gainstay dissent debate argue expose neutralize disagree disapprove reverse neutralise bombard withstay taunt frown at not countenance search out take issue turn the tables call in question take a stand run counter to brave meet head-on face off against face up to go up against accost affront bear endure stand struggle with suffer tolerate sustain brook abide vie with cross swords with hold out against put up a fight take up arms contend against fight back against come to blows with shoot it out with scrimmage with war against hold off content against go one on one with be opposed to go toe to toe with go eyeball to eyeball with be pitted against fight back hold one's ground against remain firm keep at bay turn down stand firm stand one's ground against collide with engage with get into conflict with meet head on come into conflict with weather dare handle overcome outlast survive wear surmount experience put up with come through be impermeable to prevail against be impervious to hang tough ride out stick it out die hard against stay the course persevere against bear up against hold out bear the brunt of be proof against pull through persist with get through live through be resistant to court countenance beard eyeball risk swallow stomach venture outbrave outface allow brazen breast brace for deal with submit to square off come up against be confronted by play against be drawn against make a stand take the bull by the horns fly in face of bit the bullet

Verb

To formally bring to an end (at least temporarily)
suspend adjourn arrest delay postpone defer interrupt shelve cease prorogue discontinue intermit pigeonhole break off put off reschedule table disband dissolve prorogate recess terminate withhold hold over mothball put aside bar can check cut short file halt hold hold in abeyance inactivate keep in abeyance omit pink-slip procrastinate protract put in abeyance put on ice quit retard stay stop waive break up bring to an end call a halt to count out hang fire hang up hold off hold up lay off lay over push back put back rule out lay aside put in cold storage put on hold lay on the table put an end to put a stop to put on back burner put on the back burner put on the shelf take a rain check on remit put over respite hold off on continue stall prolong carry over detain extend hold back sideline end pause stand over set aside suspend proceedings take five knock off take a break take a breather retain suppress give rain check curb cut off restrain break keep slow rise hinder impede dismiss take a recess give a rain check slow up do later set back put off the evil day put off the evil hour park reserve hold something in abeyance put something on hold hang hold something over cool forestay reprieve be suspended contain be put on hold deny constrain take offline temporise temporize dally cool it save inhibit keep back cut block lengthen obstruct cancel sever refuse bridle keep hold of repress stifle leave off leave to another time refuse to pay put on the bank burner put on one side finish let up take a raincheck slow down come to an end bring to a halt bring to a close bring to a standstill shake drop slow pedal take a rain check call a halt take a breather from call it a day put on a back burner take time out drop it call time take ten freeze shut up put out of commission pack away decommission put into storage rearrange reorganise reorganize put to one side tie up put something off encumber hamper trammel choke choke off clog hog-tie put a brake on interfere with throw a spanner in the works of take down restrict stand in the way of bring to screeching halt crimp cramp hamstring close off make late throw a monkey wrench in the works of hobble confine foil deter brake frustrate fetter handcuff stymie shut off get in the way of prevent shut down retardate cripple thwart back off cumber shackle bog down derail

Trái nghĩa của stave off

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