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

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of baffle
in the sense of check
Definition
to slow the growth or progress of
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
Synonyme
bar,
stem the flow of,
nip in the bud,
put a spoke in someone's wheel
in the sense of defeat
Definition
to thwart or frustrate
The challenges of constructing such a huge novel almost defeated her.
Synonyme

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The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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