Synonyms of interfere in English:



  • 1 we can't let personal feelings interfere with our duty
    impede, obstruct, get in the way of, stand in the way of, hinder, be a hindrance to, inhibit, restrict, restrain, constrain, hamper, handicap, cramp, check, block, frustrate, thwart, baulk, hold back, hold up;
    disturb, disrupt, influence, affect, confuse
    British informal throw a spanner in the works of
    North American informal throw a monkey wrench in the works of
  • 2 she tried not to interfere in her children's lives
  • 3British euphemistic he was accused of interfering with local children
    sexually abuse, abuse, sexually assault, indecently assault, assault, molest, grope;
    harm, damage
    informal feel up, touch up, paw, maul
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