Synonyms and Antonyms of checkmate
to prevent from achieving a goal finally checkmated the billionaire in his attempt to take over the movie studio Synonyms of checkmate baffle, balk, beat, frustrate, discomfit, foil, thwartWords Related to checkmate bar, block, clog, encumber, fetter, hamper, handicap, hinder, hobble, hold back, impede, inhibit, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackle, tie up, trammel; arrest, check, halt, set back, short-circuit, stall, stop; avert, forestall, obviate, preclude, prevent; negate, neutralize, nullify; counteract, offset; conquer, defeat, overcomeNear Antonyms of checkmate abet, aid, assist; ease, facilitate, smoothAntonyms of checkmate advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nurture, promote
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