1. [ verb ] be a hindrance or obstacle to
Synonyms: hinder

"She is impeding the progress of our project"

Related terms: prevent interfere obstruct hobble set_back stunt hindrance
2. [ verb ] block passage through
Synonyms: obstruct occlude block close_up obturate jam

"obstruct the path"

Related terms: free barricade clog blockade dam suffocate barricade barricade land_up tie_up screen obstruction blocking obturator obstruction
Similar spelling:   impeded