(Sports) To block an opponent
To block, congest, or clog:
To close, shut, or block (a passage)
To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
The definition of thwart is to hinder or stop something from happening.
To block; impede
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
To hamper is defined as to stop someone from doing something or stop something from progressing as it should.
To break apart or alter so as to prevent normal or expected functioning:
To deter is defined as to keep someone from completing an action by giving them fear or doubt.
To stop for a while; linger
To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To obstruct by means of a bar or bars; shut off; close
To fill in such a way as to obstruct; block up; obstruct
To help bring about
To help advance; promote.
Support is defined as to provide comfort, encouragement or financial assistance to someone.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To keep from happening; avert:
To remove the wrapping from:
Find another word for impedes. In this page you can discover 30 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for impedes, like: hinders, blocks, jams, occludes, obstructs, thwarts, stymies, stops, slows, retards and interferes.