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Another word for checkmate

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Verb
  1. To prevent from accomplishing a purpose

      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
      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.
      1. To bring to nothing; frustrate
      2. To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify:
      3. To make (an estate, for example) void; annul.
      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
      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
      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:
      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.)
      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:
      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.
    See also:

    allow

Another word for checkmate

Verb
      1. To cause to stop:
      2. To come or bring to a halt; stop, esp. temporarily
      3. To cause to discontinue.
      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.)
      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)
      1. To dishearten or dispirit:
      2. To prevent the success of; thwart:
      3. To win victory over; overcome; beat
    See also:

    check

    defeat

    halt