Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPEDES

No artillery should be moved with the troops; it delays and impedes them.

Good is that which is useful to us; evil, that which impedes the possession of good.

He obstructs and impedes business by every means in his power.

We become afraid of them and fear is what impedes us most of all in life.

We give up nothing but that which impedes the inflow of godly forces.

It is not only selfish, but it is hurtful to you—it impedes your growth.

Good Pamesack, take this basket from me, it impedes my motion in these bushes.

The surrounding chimera, in which he suspects a reality, impedes him.

If the line runs through the nabiring, the harpoon is dragged into the water and impedes the movements of the animal.

Such a slag not only corrodes the furnace lining, but also impedes dephosphorization, because it is irretentive of phosphorus.