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impedes, 3rd person singular present; impeding, present participle; impeded, past tense; impeded, past participle;
  1. Delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder
    • - the sap causes swelling that can impede breathing

  1. be a hindrance or obstacle to; "She is impeding the progress of our project"
  2. obstruct: block passage through; "obstruct the path"
  3. (impeded) made difficult or slow; "we blamed our impeded progress on lack of money"
  4. (impeding) clogging: preventing movement; "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"
  5. to get in the way of; to hinder
  6. (Impeding) It is an ordinary foul to push, push off from or retard the free limb movement of, or to impede in any way, an opponent who has not gained an offensive advantage and who is not holding the ball. See ordinary fouls.
  7. (Impeding) The act of physically obstructing or impeding the progress of an opponent. Also known as ?Obstructing.?
  8. (Impeding) A violation in which one runner bumps, or cuts in front of, another runner, forcing him to slow down or break stride.
  9. (Impeding) A player blocks or obstructs an opponent’s path to the ball without the ball in playing distance; Violation of Law 12, Fouls and Misconduct, resulting in the award of an indirect free kick.
  10. Defensive guarding that prevents a player from moving; a foul if the impeded player does not have the ball.
  11. To obstruct or delay progress; make difficult to accomplish. (Noun: impediment).
  12. To retard or obstruct the progress of; hinder
  13. To prevent the movement of a player not holding the ball.