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Another word for frustrate

  1. To prevent from accomplishing a purpose

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Another word for frustrate

Synonym Study

  • To baffle is to defeat the efforts of by bewildering or confusing the crime baffled the police
  • Foil means to throw off course so as to discourage further effort or make it of no avail our plans were foiled by bad weather
  • Thwart and balk both mean to frustrate by blocking someone or something moving toward some objective
  • To frustrate means to deprive of effect or render worthless an effort directed to some end