Definitions For Obviate


  • Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
  • Do away with
  • To make (something) no longer necessary : to prevent or avoid (something)

Is Obviate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Obviate is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Obviate in a Sentence

  • The new medical treatment obviates the need for surgery.
  • The new treatment obviates many of the risks associated with surgery.

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