Translation of head off in Spanish:

head off

salir, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    (set out)
    salir
  • 2

    • 2.1(get in front of)

      atajar
      cortarle el paso a
      interceptar

    • 2.2(prevent, forestall)

      (threat/criticism) prevenir
      head him off if he tries to bring the subject up atájalo si trata de sacar el tema