BSL Sign Language Dictionary
Search and compare thousands of words and phrases in British Sign Language (BSL). The largest collection online.
How to sign: prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
"Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike";
Similiar / Same: deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, ward off, debar, obviate
Categories: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent
Sign not right? Or know a different sign?
Upload your sign now.