Definition: to place as an obstruction or barrier
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): obstruct, impede
Antonym(s): aid, advance
1. Those individuals who support legalizing cocaine are certain the act will stymie gang activity.
2. To stymie my decision to drop out of school, my parents threatened to withhold much-needed financial assistance.
3. During the protests, police were present to stymie violence.