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To cause to stop:
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  1. To cause to stop:
  2. To come or bring to a halt; stop, esp. temporarily
  3. To cause to discontinue.
(Obs.) To extend or place over or across
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  1. (Obs.) To extend or place over or across
  2. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
  3. To hinder, obstruct, frustrate, or defeat (a person, plans, etc.)
To move or act in opposition to; oppose.
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  1. To move or act in opposition to; oppose.
  2. To or toward an opposite or dissimilar course or outcome:
  3. (Boxing) To strike one's opponent while receiving or parrying (a blow)
To dishearten or dispirit:
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  1. To dishearten or dispirit:
  2. To prevent the success of; thwart:
  3. To win victory over; overcome; beat
To impede the force or movement of (a fluid).
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  1. To impede the force or movement of (a fluid).
  2. To confuse or perplex, especially so as to frustrate or prevent from taking action:
  3. To check the interference of (low-frequency sound waves) in a radio, phonograph, etc. by the use of a baffle
(--- Baseball) To make an illegal motion before pitching, allowing one or more base runners to advance one base.
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  1. (--- Baseball) To make an illegal motion before pitching, allowing one or more base runners to advance one base.
  2. (Obs.) To make balks in (land)
  3. To check or thwart by or as if by an obstacle.
To bring to nothing; frustrate
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  1. To bring to nothing; frustrate
  2. To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify:
  3. To make (an estate, for example) void; annul.
To wrap (strands of hair) in pieces of foil in order to isolate them after bleach or color has been applied.
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  1. To wrap (strands of hair) in pieces of foil in order to isolate them after bleach or color has been applied.
  2. To apply the FOIL algorithm to.
  3. (Hunting) To make (a scent, trail, etc.) confused, as by recrossing, in order to balk the pursuers
To cause to have no effect; bring to nothing; counteract; nullify
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  1. To cause to have no effect; bring to nothing; counteract; nullify
  2. To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in:
  3. To cause (someone) to feel the impatience, impotence, annoyance, anger, etc. commonly felt when desires or needs are not satisfied
To hinder or obstruct as with a stymie
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  1. To hinder or obstruct as with a stymie
  2. To block; impede
  3. To be an obstacle to; prevent the advancement or success of; thwart or stump:
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
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  1. To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
  2. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
  3. To hinder, obstruct, frustrate, or defeat (a person, plans, etc.)
To carry or conduct across something:
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  1. To carry or conduct across something:
  2. (Sports) To propel (a ball or puck) as a cross, as in soccer.
  3. To make or put a line across:
(Cricket) To put (a batsman) out by striking a bail from the wicket with the ball while the batsman is out of his or her ground
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  1. (Cricket) To put (a batsman) out by striking a bail from the wicket with the ball while the batsman is out of his or her ground
  2. To travel about, making political speeches
  3. To go about making political speeches.
Find another word for checkmate. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for checkmate, like: halt, thwart, counter, defeat, check, defeat, halt, baffle, balk, check and defeat.