To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
(Sports) To block an opponent
(Psychol.) To prevent from gratifying certain impulses or desires, either conscious or unconscious
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
To embarass is defined as to make someone feel self-conscious or make someone feel badly about himself.
To block; impede
To create a blockade against.
To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
To put into a hamper.
To fill in such a way as to obstruct; block up; obstruct
To confine; to hamper; to shackle.
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To stifle is to stop someone from breathing or suppress actions by yourself or others.
To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
In a slow manner or at a slow speed; slowly
To limit; restrict
To prevent; preclude:
To keep from happening; avert:
To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound.
To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of something in the body, as an enzyme or organ.
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
To check or hinder the activities of
To cut the hamstring of (an animal or a person) and thereby cripple.
To prevent or hinder by doing something ahead of time
To shut out; exclude; bar
To prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt:
To detain is defined as to keep someone somewhere or cause someone to be unable to proceed.
Deprive is defined as to withhold or take something away from.
To stop for a while; linger
To exclude or shut out; bar.
Dam is defined as to create a barrier to hold back liquid.
Crimp is defined as squeezing into folds or waves, or to have a limiting impact.
To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
To prevent from breathing by blocking the windpipe; suffocate; smother; stifle; often, specif., to prevent from breathing by squeezing the throat of; strangle
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
Burden is defined as making heavy with a load or with emotion.
To fasten with or as with a bar
To interfere with; hinder; impede
To stop; check.
To fetter is defined as to hold something back or to bind.
To put an end to; stifle; stamp out
To stop temporarily
To track individual responses to direct mail, either (advertising) to maintain and develop mailing lists or (politics) to identify people who are not eligible to vote because they do not reside at the registered addresses.
To constrict is to become narrower at one place, or to make something narrower or more restrictive.
Hobble is defined as to limp. walk or speak in an awkward way, or to cause some other person or animal to have trouble moving forward or walking.
To vitiate is to corrupt, invalidate or weaken morally.
To make invalid; deprive of legal force
To silence is to cause someone to stop speaking, or to cause noise to stop.
To do away with; put an end to
To gag is defined as to choke or wretch, or to prevent someone from speaking.
To counteract; be successful, useful, etc. against; avail against
To reduce the flow of (fuel vapor, etc.) by means of a throttle
The definition of spoil is to destroy something, to diminish the character of something, to overindulge someone, or to go bad and become unusable or inedible.
To disappoint is defined as to let someone down or fail to fill his expectations for you.
The definition of smother is to suffocate someone by covering their nose and mouth to cut off air, to cover something entirely, or to making someone feel trapped and overwhelmed by attention and affection.
To refuse to allow:
To cut off or bind the pinions of (a bird) to keep it from flying
To command to stay away from; exclude or bar from
To stop or check; esp., to dam up (a river, etc.), or to stop or check as if by damming up
To try to avoid or lessen loss by making counterbalancing bets, investments, etc.
To keep in check; restrain:
Shorten is defined as to reduce in length, to roll in sail canvas or to add shortening to a pastry.
Exclude is defined as to keep out or to refuse to admit.
To go or extend across; pass from one side of to the other:
To repel is defined as to hold off, refuse to accept or reject.
To draw a figure around another figure so as to touch as many points as possible. A circle that is circumscribed around a triangle touches it at each of the triangle's three vertices.
To repulse is to reject someone, to be disgusted by something, or to drive someone away.
To hold in restraint; check:
To trap is defined as to catch someone or something.
To come between things; assume an intervening position.
To defeat is defined as to beat someone at something or to prevent something from happening.
To lure into danger, difficulty, or a compromising situation.
To get the better of, especially by deceitful cleverness; outwit.
(Now Rare) To stop, hinder, or prevent
To come to an end in space or time; stop; end
To contravene is to go against or contradict.
Resist is defined as to fend off, oppose or work against.
Muzzle is defined as to prevent from biting or making noise.
To stop, check, block.
Cripple is defined as to disable or make unable to function properly.
To restrict, confine, or hamper.
Interrupt is defined as to stop or cause something to stop for a period of time.
To end or suspend operations
(Gram.) To put at or near the end of the sentence
To defer is defined as to delay something until later or to give into someone else.
To repress is to suppress something such as a thought, feeling or emotion.
To cause an acidic solution to become neutral by adding a base to it or to cause a basic solution to become neutral by adding an acid to it. Salt and water are usually formed in the process.
To counteract is to act in opposition to or against some force in order to neutralize the force.
To entangle is defined as to become intertwined or wound up within, or cause to become involved in a difficulty.
To move a piece placing (an opponent's king) under threat of being taken on the next move with no way of escape or defense possible.
To nullify is to invalidate something or cancel the effectiveness of something.
To move forward against opposition
To help advance; promote.
(Educ.) To move (a student) forward a grade in school
To help the progress of; promote.
To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
To help bring about
The definition of permit is to allow something.
To remove obstructions from; clear:
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