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Another word for impede

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Verb
  1. To interfere with the progress of

      1. To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
      2. To impede, retard, or interfere with; hinder:
      3. To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen).
      1. (idiomatic) to act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power
      2. (idiomatic) to contain; stop
      3. (idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
      1. To obstruct or delay the progress of:
      2. To interfere with action or progress.
      1. to hold back the motion or action of, as with a burden; hinder; hamper
      2. to fill in such a way as to obstruct; block up; obstruct
      3. to load or weigh down, as with claims, debts, etc.; burden
      1. An area having a wet, spongy, acidic substrate composed chiefly of sphagnum moss and peat in which characteristic shrubs and herbs and sometimes trees usually grow.
      2. Any of certain other wetland areas, such as a fen, having a peat substrate.
      3. An area of soft, naturally waterlogged ground.
  2. To stop or prevent passage of

      1. To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
      2. To impede, retard, or interfere with; hinder:
      3. To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen).
      1. A barrier constructed across a waterway to control the flow or raise the level of water.
      2. A body of water controlled by such a barrier.
      3. A barrier against the passage of liquid or loose material, as a rubber sheet used in dentistry to isolate one or more teeth from the rest of the mouth.
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.

Another word for impede

Verb
      1. To prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt:
      2. To prevent or discourage (an action or behavior):
      3. To make less likely or prevent from happening:
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
      2. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
      3. A seat across a boat on which a rower may sit.
      1. To obstruct or delay the progress of:
      2. To interfere with action or progress.