Creating a spare disk will remove the need for more disk space.

What is the replacement for 'remove the need for'?

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Creating a spare disk will allow/create/permit/give more disk space.


Obviate is close but it only captures “remove”.

verb verb: obviate; 3rd person present: obviates; past tense: obviated; past participle: obviated; gerund or present participle: obviating

remove (a need or difficulty). "the Venetian blinds obviated the need for curtains"

  • So I am looking for a single word to replace the following obviated the need for, remove the need for....
    – variable
    Jun 2 at 6:09
  • @variable I don't think there's a single word, but if you just say "obviate more disk space" it will be understood.
    – Barmar
    Jun 2 at 21:17

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