Synonyms of thwart in English:


See definition of thwart


1‘the move was intended to thwart peace negotiations’


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


assist, facilitate