To hinder with obstacles or difficulties; impede:
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
(Sports) To block an opponent
To create a blockade against.
To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To puzzle is defined as to confuse.
To keep from happening; avert:
(Psychol.) To prevent from gratifying certain impulses or desires, either conscious or unconscious
To cause a cramp or cramps in
To check the interference of (low-frequency sound waves) in a radio, phonograph, etc. by the use of a baffle
To interfere with; thwart or obstruct:
To defeat is defined as to beat someone at something or to prevent something from happening.
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.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To check or thwart by or as if by an obstacle.
To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
Find another word for stymies. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stymies, like: embarrasses, hinders, blocks, blockades, obstructs, thwarts, stumps, stops, puzzles, prevents and impedes.