12 Letters
8 Consonants
4 Vowels
4 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use forestalling as a noun in a sentence.
About Forestalling
A 4 syllables noun and 12 letters with the letters a, e, f, g, i, l, n, o, r, s, and t, 8 consonants, 4 vowels and 4 syllables with the middle letters ta. Forestalling starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters f, fo, for, fore, fores, and the ending characters are g, ng, ing, ling, lling, . Forestalling is also a double consonant (ll) word. View the double consonant words list.
The act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
Compound Words
A compound word, forestalling has more than one word within it. There's 4 words which are fore, stalling, forestal, and ling.
Pig Latin
Forestalling in Pig Latin is said as "orestallingfay or orestallingfway".
f | o | r | e | s | t | a | l | l | i | n | g
fo | or | re | es | st | ta | al | ll | li | in | ng
for | ore | res | est | sta | tal | all | lli | lin | ing
fore | ores | rest | esta | stal | tall | alli | llin | ling
Word Gram

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Forestalling"

There are 150 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to forestalling.

Aegira high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
Agapea religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship
Agoghighly excited
All Agog
Anticipantone who anticipates
Anticipativemarked by eager anticipation
"an expectant hush"
Anticipatorone who anticipates
Anticipatoryin anticipation

View all cognitive synonyms for Forestalling


There are 1 anagrams from forestalling.

Anagram Definition
Forestallingthe act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively

View English words with the unique letters used in forestalling. Words With The Letters Aefgilnorst


Forestalling derives from 19 words.

Word Definition
Anticipatebe a forerunner of or occur earlier than
"This composition anticipates Impressionism"
Avertturn away or aside
"They averted their eyes when the King entered"
Avoidstay clear from
keep away from
keep out of the way of someone or something
"Her former friends now avoid her"
Countera return punch (especially by a boxer)
Debarprevent from entering
keep out
"He was barred from membership in the club"
Deflectimpede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)
"block an attack"
Eliminateeliminate from the body
"Pass a kidney stone"
Fend Off
Forbidcommand against
"I forbid you to call me late at night"
"Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"
Foreclosesubject to foreclosing procedures
take away the right of mortgagors to redeem their mortgage


Forestalling has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Barthe act of preventing
"there was no bar against leaving"
"money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"
Preventionthe act of preventing
"there was no bar against leaving"
"money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"


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