Examples of impede in a Sentence
He claims that economic growth is being impeded by government regulations.
The soldiers could not impede the enemy's advance.
Recent Examples of impede from the Web
After needlessly giving away a corner, Argentina became the latest side to be punished for foul play in the penalty box when Javier Mascherano was judged to have impeded his man by holding onto him.
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz remonstrated angrily with the officials as Saman Ghoddos appeared to be impeded by William Carvalho inside the area.
The drought, which officially ended last year, seems to have done little to impede development.
Of the 18, eleven defendants pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy to impede federal workers and three pleaded guilty to trespass, a misdemeanor.
Presidents definitely can’t use the pardon power to impede impeachment proceedings against themselves or any other officials.
In 2013, the Food and Drug Administration also recommended lower bedtime doses of Ambien, in an effort to cut down on reports of next-day drowsiness severe enough to impede activities such as driving.
The violations never seemed to impede Sampson’s NBA job prospects.
The Journal-Constitution reported that the Anti-Mask Act was adopted in 1951 to impede the KKK from meeting publicly in their white hoods.
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cramp one's style, give a hard time;
Synonym Discussion of impede
- rain hindered the climb
- tight clothing that impedes movement
- the view was obstructed by billboards
- a landslide blocked the road
IMPEDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impede for English Language Learners
: to slow the movement, progress, or action of (someone or something)
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