Synonyme von thwart
to prevent or foilThey were doing all they could to thwart the terrorists.
The government has deliberately frustrated his efforts.
I think she really would have liked to stop everything right there.
A brave police chief foiled an armed robbery.
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
The challenges of constructing such a huge novel almost defeated her.
We took steps to prevent it happening.
These methods prevent pregnancy.
oppose, , ,
Mr Taylor was bitter towards those who had opposed him.
Landslides are continuing to hinder the arrival of relief supplies.
The authorities are obstructing the investigation.
impede, , ,
Fallen rocks are impeding the progress of rescue workers.
Relief efforts have been stymied in recent weeks by armed gunmen.
cook someone's goose (informal),
put a spoke in someone's wheel (informal)
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in the sense of check
to slow the growth or progress ofToday's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
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