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Synonyms for hinderˈhɪn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. back(a), hind(a), hinder(a)(verb)

    located at or near the back of an animal

    Antonyms:
    anterior

  2. impede, hinder(verb)

    be a hindrance or obstacle to

    Synonyms:
    jam, block, obturate, stymy, stymie, embarrass, hamper, impede, handicap, hinder, blockade, obstruct, close up, occlude

    Antonyms:
    anterior

  3. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass(verb)

    hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

    Synonyms:
    block up, lug, immobilize, seal off, obturate, handicap, jam, block off, close up, blank out, freeze, abash, obstruct, deflect, parry, embarrass, kibosh, draw a blank, hamper, hinder, impede, block, forget, stop, stuff, stymy, blockade, immobilise, bar, occlude, barricade, halt, choke up, stymie

    Antonyms:
    anterior

  4. handicap, hinder, hamper(verb)

    put at a disadvantage

    Synonyms:
    impede, block, invalid, cramp, embarrass, stymy, stymie, incapacitate, hamper, strangle, halter, handicap, hinder, obstruct, blockade, disable

    Antonyms:
    anterior

Wiktionary

  1. hinder(2)

    Synonyms:
    back, posterior, hind, rear

    Antonyms:
    front, fore

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hinder

    To hinder is to keep from action, progress, motion, or growth, or to make such action, progress, motion, or growth later in beginning or completion than it would otherwise have been. An action is prevented by anything that comes in before it to make it impossible; it is hindered by anything that keeps it from either beginning or ending so soon as it otherwise would, or as expected or intended. It is more common, however, to say that the start is delayed, the progress hindered. An action that is hindered does not take place at the appointed or appropriate time; that which is prevented does not take place at all; to hinder a thing long enough may amount to preventing it. A railroad-train may be hindered by a snow-storm from arriving on time; it may by special order be prevented from starting. To retard is simply to make slow by any means whatever. To obstruct is to hinder, or possibly to prevent advance or passage by putting something in the way; to oppose or resist is to hinder, or possibly to prevent by directly contrary or hostile action, resist being the stronger term and having more suggestion of physical force; obstructed roads hinder the march of an enemy, tho there may be no force strong enough to oppose it; one opposes a measure, a motion, an amendment, or the like; it is a criminal offense to resist an officer in the discharge of his duty; the physical system may resist the attack of disease or the action of a remedy. Compare CONQUER; IMPEDIMENT; OBSTRUCT.

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    Synonyms:
    baffle, balk, bar, block, check, clog, counteract, delay, embarrass, encumber, foil, frustrate, hamper, impede, interrupt, obstruct, oppose, prevent, resist, retard, stay, stop, thwart

    Preposition:
    Hinder one in his progress; from acting promptly; by opposition.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hinder(a.)

    Synonyms:
    hind, back, posterior

  2. hinder(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    prevent (temporarily), impede, obstruct, stop, interrupt, retard, check, thwart, oppose, embarrass


Translations for hinder

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عرقل, منع, عاق, خلفي, رِدْف, عَجِيزَةArabic
  • dificultar, destorbarCatalan, Valencian
  • bránit, zdržovat, ztěžovat, komplikovat, překážetCzech
  • hindre, bag-, bagestDanish
  • hindern, erschweren, Hintern, hinter, behindernGerman
  • παρεμποδίζω, πισινός, οπίσθιοςGreek
  • entorpecer, impedir, estorbar, obstar, nalgas, dificultarSpanish
  • pidurdama, takistama, tagasi hoidmaEstonian
  • taka-, estää, haitata, perä, viivyttää, pidättää, persaus, vaikeuttaaFinnish
  • aftari, tálma, tarna, afturi, aftastur, forða, hindraFaroese
  • entraver, délayerFrench
  • रोकनाHindi
  • megakadályoz, gátol, akadályoz, feltart, hátsó, meggátolHungarian
  • խանգարել, ետևի, հետույք, խոչընդոտել, ետինArmenian
  • varna, tálmaIcelandic
  • impedire, ostacolare, ritardare, intralciareItalian
  • לְעַכֵּבHebrew
  • 後ろの, 妨げるJapanese
  • უკანა, ხელის შეშლა, დაბრკოლება, შეფერხება, უკანალიGeorgian
  • ខាងក្រោយ, ពាំង, គូតKhmer
  • 뒤, 방해하다, 저지하다Korean
  • impediō, obstō, posterior, officiō, āversus, prohibereLatin
  • behënneren, hënnerenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • whakakōpekapekaMāori
  • заденMacedonian
  • bakdel, bakre, hindre, forhindre, bak-, hemme, rumpe, bakendeNorwegian
  • vertragen, hinderen, verhinderen, achterste, makenDutch
  • bakdel, bakende, bak-, forhindre, bakare, hemme, bakre, hindre, rumpeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • wstrzymywać, opóźniać, tylny, przeszkadzać, pośladki, powstrzymywaćPolish
  • estorvar, traseiro, bunda, reter, frustrar, entravar, atrapalhar, posterior, impedir, dificultarPortuguese
  • împiedica, stânjeni, rețineRomanian
  • воспрепятствовать, мешать, помешать, препятствовать, задница, заднийRussian
  • одмоћи, спречити, sprečiti, otežavati, zaprečavati, задњи, стражњи, stražnji, запречавати, zadnji, kočiti, кочити, odmoći, отежаватиSerbo-Croatian
  • spomaľovať, blokovať, brzdiť, sťažovať, brániť, zadný, prekážať, zdržovať, komplikovaťSlovak
  • pengojAlbanian
  • bak, hindra, försvåra, fördröja, bakreSwedish
  • kinza, zuia, pinga, kingaSwahili
  • หลัง, ก้น, ข้างหลัง, หยุดยั้ง, กีดขวาง, กีด, ส่วนหลัง, ตูดThai
  • заднійUkrainian
  • روکناUrdu

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