Forestall in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Forestall

to stop something from happening

Examples of Forestall in a sentence

To forestall the bank from foreclosing on his home, Jack sold all of his personal belongings to catch up on his mortgage payments.  🔊

Liquor stores are required to check identification for anyone who looks under thirty in order to forestall underage driving.  🔊

Fortunately at the last minute, a mediator was able to talk to the two world leaders and forestall a war.  🔊

The government is hoping the distribution of stimulus checks will be enough to forestall a severe recession.  🔊

To forestall the blackmailers from their threats, the celebrity sold her indecent pictures to an online website.  🔊

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