frustrate(redirected from frustrates)
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frustrateverb abort, ad inritum redigere, ad vanum, annul, baffle, balk, be obstructive, bring to nought, cancel, check, checkmate, confound, counter, counteract, cripple, disappoint, disconcert, discourage, foil, forestall, frustrari, hinder, invalidate, let down, mar, neutralize, nullify, obstruct, oppose, outwit, override, prevent, render invalid, render null and void, spoil, stultify, stymie, thwart, undermine, undo
Associated concepts: frustrate performance of a contract, frustration of purpose
See also: arrest, balk, ban, bar, block, check, clog, condemn, constrict, contravene, counteract, defeat, deter, disadvantage, discontinue, encumber, enjoin, fight, foil, forestall, halt, hamper, hinder, impede, inhibit, interrupt, keep, obstruct, perturb, preclude, prevent, repel, repulse, restrain, restrict, stay, stem, stifle, stop, thwart, toll, trammel