Part of speech:
To confuse so as to keep from understanding or solving; puzzle; confound
(Sports) To impede an opponent.
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
To reduce to a stump; lop
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
To steer (the wheels of a vehicle) to make a turn.
To keep from being successful; thwart; frustrate
The definition of frustrate is to hinder someone's plans or efforts, or to make someone feel annoyed because you are hindering their efforts or refusing to cooperate.
Prevent is defined as to stop something from happening.
To exercise one's mind, as over the solution of a problem
(Informal) To impede or obstruct, esp. by refusing to comply or cooperate with
To prevent the starting, advent, etc. of; preclude
(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
(Archaic) To miss or let slip by
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To make null and void
To bring into contact, causing electrical interference
To let do or happen; permit:
To subject to a blockade
Find another word for stymie. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stymie, like: baffle, block, impede, obstruct, stump, hinder, cramp, foil, frustrate, prevent and puzzle.