This page is about the phrasal verb ward off.
Meaning: to stop something that's harmful or dangerous from coming nearSynonym: fend off
- ward off sth Many people believe that vitamin C can ward off the common cold.
- ward sth off Did you know that garlic and crosses can be used to ward off Dracula and other vampires?
Boxers learn how to defend themselves by bobbing and weaving and warding off
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Contributor: Matt Errey