What is another word for foil?

2225 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ fˈɔ͡ɪl], [ fˈɔ‍ɪl], [ f_ˈɔɪ_l]

The word 'foil' can be replaced by the word 'prevent' which means to stop something from happening. We can also use 'thwart', which means to prevent someone from doing something or to stop something from happening. Another synonym is 'frustrate', which means to stop someone from achieving their goals. If we want to say that someone is successful in stopping something, we can use the word 'counteract', which means to neutralize the effects of something or to prevent it from happening. Finally, we can also use 'hinder', which means to make it difficult for someone to do something or to prevent progress.

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What are the hypernyms for Foil?

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What are the hyponyms for Foil?

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What are the opposite words for foil?

Foil is a term that often refers to a piece of metal used for wrapping food or a type of sword that is designed for fencing. When we look for antonyms for the term foil, we find various words that come as an opposite in meaning. The first antonym for foil is aid or assistance, as foil often refers to something that prevents or obstructs. Another antonym for foil is harmony, as foil represents something that clashes or contrasts with its surroundings. Unity, agreement, conformity, and conformity are also antonyms for foil as they relate to a state of agreement or similarity rather than difference.

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