Synonyms of thwart in English:

thwart


See definition of thwart

verb

1‘the move was intended to thwart peace negotiations’

SYNONYMS

foil, frustrate, baulk, stand in the way of, forestall

scotch, derail, smash, dash

stop, check, block, prevent, defeat, impede, obstruct, snooker, oppose, hinder, hamper

upset the apple cart, spike someone's guns

informal put paid to, put the stopper on, put the kibosh on, do for, stymie, cook someone's goose

British informal scupper, put the mockers on, nobble, queer someone's pitch

Irish NZ Australian vulgar slang root

archaic traverse

ANTONYMS

assist, facilitate