Antonyms for impede
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : im-peed|
|Phonetic Transcription : ɪmˈpid|
Definition of impedeOrigin :
- 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.
- verb obstruct, hinder
- We have no thought to impede the paths to closer relationship.
- Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
- God was his father--this was his house--and nothing must impede his purposes.
- Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II » by Francis Augustus Cox
- On one occasion, and only on one, Nelson was able to impede the progress of this new conqueror.
- Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
- In camp you will discard it because it will impede the swing of your arms.
- Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
- These are a few of the entanglements which impede the natural course of human thought.
- Extract from : « Theaetetus » by Plato
- Now there are three things which impede us in our efforts after the possession of God.
- Extract from : « On Prayer and The Contemplative Life » by St. Thomas Aquinas
- Nor were there any wires or relays to impede and slow down communication.
- Extract from : « Masters of Space » by Edward Elmer Smith
- At times it seemed to impede his eager search and task his vision.
- Extract from : « A Waif of the Plains » by Bret Harte
- The accident, however, did not impede the powerful effects of this famous remedy.
- Extract from : « A Book of Burlesques » by H. L. Mencken
- Not enough snow had fallen on the hard-crusted drifts to impede the dogs.
- Extract from : « Lords of the North » by A. C. Laut
Synonyms for impede
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