lest meaning

Definition in English:with the intention of preventing something undesirable, to avoid the risk of

Pronunciation  lest 

Part of speech:  Conjunction 


lest meaning

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Examples : 

  • Put on your jacket lest you should catch the cold.
    She really worked hard lest she should fail.
    Clean the floor lest the children should fall over.

Synonyms of lest

Synonyms  in case, in order to avoid, to prevent, so that

Antonyms of lest

Antonyms also, and

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