Synonyms for impede
- cut off
- blow whistle on
- close off
- cramp one's style
- flag one
- hang up
- hold up
- saddle with
- shut down
- shut off
- slow down
Antonyms for impede
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPEDE
We have no thought to impede the paths to closer relationship.
God was his father--this was his house--and nothing must impede his purposes.
On one occasion, and only on one, Nelson was able to impede the progress of this new conqueror.
In camp you will discard it because it will impede the swing of your arms.
These are a few of the entanglements which impede the natural course of human thought.
Now there are three things which impede us in our efforts after the possession of God.
Nor were there any wires or relays to impede and slow down communication.
At times it seemed to impede his eager search and task his vision.
The accident, however, did not impede the powerful effects of this famous remedy.
Not enough snow had fallen on the hard-crusted drifts to impede the dogs.
c.1600, back-formation from impediment, or else from Latin impedire "impede, be in the way, hinder, detain," literally "to shackle the feet" (see impediment). Related: Impeded; impedes; impeding.