thwart-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: prevent the efforts of

The transport of parrot was thwarted by the FBI.
Divine protection has thwarted the plans of these villains.
I thwarted the rain today.
Iron Man thwarted the Mandarin's various schemes.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Thwarting
PropBank: thwart.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1