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hin·der 1

 (hĭn′dər)
v. hin·dered, hin·der·ing, hin·ders
v.tr.
To obstruct or delay the progress of: a snowfall hindered the mountain climbers; lack of funds that hindered research.
v.intr.
To interfere with action or progress.

[Middle English hindren, from Old English hindrian; see ko- in Indo-European roots.]

hin′der·er n.
Synonyms: hinder1, hamper1, impede, obstruct, encumber
These verbs mean to slow or prevent progress or movement. To hinder is to hold back or delay, as by barring the way forward: The unfair performance review threatened to hinder her career.
Hamper suggests the imposition of restrictions or limitations: "He was a little hard of hearing; it hampered him in learning" (Oliver La Farge).
To impede is to slow by making action or movement difficult: "[The] wagon proceeded down the street at a slow walk, impeded by the crush of curiosity seekers" (Stephen O'Connor).
Obstruct implies the presence of obstacles: Passage of the bill was obstructed by a filibuster.
To encumber is to weigh down, as with complications or difficulties: "[King] Leopold particularly envied the Hapsburgs because, unlike him, they were little encumbered by parliaments and constitutions" (Adam Hochschild).

hind·er 2

 (hīn′dər)
adj.
Variant of hind1.

hinder

(ˈhɪndə)
vb
1. to be or get in the way of (someone or something); hamper
2. (tr) to prevent
[Old English hindrian; related to Old Norse hindra, Old High German hintarōn]
ˈhinderer n
ˈhindering adj, n

hinder

(ˈhaɪndə)
adj
(prenominal) situated at or further towards the back or rear; posterior: the hinder parts.
[Old English; related to Old Norse hindri latter, Gothic hindar beyond, Old High German hintar behind]

hin•der1

(ˈhɪn dər)
v.t.
1. to cause delay, interruption, or difficulty in; hamper; impede.
2. to prevent from doing, acting, or happening; stop.
v.i.
3. to be an obstacle or impediment.
[before 1000; Middle English hindren, Old English hindrian to hold back]
syn: See prevent.

hind•er2

(ˈhaɪn dər)

adj.
situated at the rear or back; posterior.
[1250–1300; Middle English; compare Old English hinder behind, c. Old Saxon hindiro, Old High German hintar, Gothic hindar]

hinder


Past participle: hindered
Gerund: hindering

Imperative
hinder
hinder
Present
I hinder
you hinder
he/she/it hinders
we hinder
you hinder
they hinder
Preterite
I hindered
you hindered
he/she/it hindered
we hindered
you hindered
they hindered
Present Continuous
I am hindering
you are hindering
he/she/it is hindering
we are hindering
you are hindering
they are hindering
Present Perfect
I have hindered
you have hindered
he/she/it has hindered
we have hindered
you have hindered
they have hindered
Past Continuous
I was hindering
you were hindering
he/she/it was hindering
we were hindering
you were hindering
they were hindering
Past Perfect
I had hindered
you had hindered
he/she/it had hindered
we had hindered
you had hindered
they had hindered
Future
I will hinder
you will hinder
he/she/it will hinder
we will hinder
you will hinder
they will hinder
Future Perfect
I will have hindered
you will have hindered
he/she/it will have hindered
we will have hindered
you will have hindered
they will have hindered
Future Continuous
I will be hindering
you will be hindering
he/she/it will be hindering
we will be hindering
you will be hindering
they will be hindering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hindering
you have been hindering
he/she/it has been hindering
we have been hindering
you have been hindering
they have been hindering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hindering
you will have been hindering
he/she/it will have been hindering
we will have been hindering
you will have been hindering
they will have been hindering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hindering
you had been hindering
he/she/it had been hindering
we had been hindering
you had been hindering
they had been hindering
Conditional
I would hinder
you would hinder
he/she/it would hinder
we would hinder
you would hinder
they would hinder
Past Conditional
I would have hindered
you would have hindered
he/she/it would have hindered
we would have hindered
you would have hindered
they would have hindered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hinder - be a hindrance or obstacle to; "She is impeding the progress of our project"
obturate, occlude, close up, impede, obstruct, jam, block - block passage through; "obstruct the path"
prevent, keep - stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
inhibit - limit, block, or decrease the action or function of; "inhibit the action of the enzyme"; "inhibit the rate of a chemical reaction"
interfere - come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle; "Your talking interferes with my work!"
set back - slow down the progress of; hinder; "His late start set him back"
hobble - hamper the action or progress of; "The chairman was hobbled by the all-powerful dean"
stunt - check the growth or development of; "You will stunt your growth by building all these muscles"
2.hinder - hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
stonewall - obstruct or hinder any discussion; "Nixon stonewalled the Watergate investigation"; "When she doesn't like to face a problem, she simply stonewalls"
foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent, forbid - keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
filibuster - obstruct deliberately by delaying
check - block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
hang - prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
bottleneck - slow down or impede by creating an obstruction; "His laziness has bottlenecked our efforts to reform the system"
3.hinder - put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour - put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm; "This rule clearly disadvantages me"
Adj.1.hinder - located at or near the back of an animalhinder - located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass"
posterior - located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure

hinder

hinder

verb
To interfere with the progress of:
Idiom: get in the way of.
Translations
خلفيعاقعرقليُعَرْقِل، يُعيل
destorbardificultar
zdržovat
hindrebag-bagestforhindre
pidurdamatagasi hoidmatakistama
estäähaitataperäpersauspidättää
kočitispriječitizaprečavati
akadályozfeltartgátolhátsómegakadályoz
hindra; tefja
妨げる後ろの
방해하다저지하다
aversusimpedioobstoofficioposterior
kavēttraucēt
powstrzymywaćprzeszkadzać
împiedicareţinestânjeni
kočitiotežavatisprečitizaprečavatiзапречавати
bak-bakrefördröjaförsvårahindra
kingakinzanyumapingazuia
กีดกีดขวางข้างหลังส่วนหลังหยุดยั้ง
engellemekgeciktirmek
задній

hinder

1 [ˈhaɪndəʳ] VT (= disturb, make difficult) → estorbar, dificultar; (= prevent) → impedir; (= obstruct) → obstaculizar, poner dificultades a; (= slow down) → entorpecer
to hinder sb from doing sthimpedir a algn hacer algo

hinder

2 [ˈhaɪndəʳ] ADJ [part] → trasero, posterior

hinder

[ˈhɪndər] vt (= cause difficulties for) [+ development, progress, research] → entraver, faire obstacle à
His progress in the company has been hindered by his lack of self-confidence → Sa progression dans la compagnie a été entravée par son manque de confiance en lui.
Research is hindered by lack of cash → La recherche est entravée par le manque de fonds., Le manque de fonds est un obstacle à la recherche.
We were hindered by a lack of resources
BUT Nous étions freinés par le manque de ressources.
The jacket hindered him, and his belt felt heavy
BUT Il se sentait engoncé dans sa veste et sa ceinture lui pesait.
to hinder sb's efforts → entraver les efforts de qn
A lack of funding has hindered their efforts to improve security → Un financement insuffisant a entravé leurs efforts pour améliorer la sécurité., Un financement insuffisant a fait obstacle à leurs efforts pour améliorer la sécurité.
Flooded roads are hindering relief efforts
BUT L'inondation des routes fait obstacle à l'effort humanitaire.L'inondation des routes entrave l'effort humanitaire.
to hinder the development of sth → entraver le développement de qch, faire obstacle au développement de qch
regulations which hinder the development of women's social and economic independence → une réglementation qui fait obstacle à l'indépendance économique et sociale de la femme, une réglementation qui entrave le développement économique et sociale de la femme
to hinder sb from doing sth → entraver les efforts de qn dans l'accomplissement de qch
Lack of funding hinders scientists from doing their work → Un financement insuffisant entrave les efforts des scientifiques dans l'accomplissement de leur travail.

hinder

vt
(= obstruct, impede)behindern; (= delay) personaufhalten; arrivalverzögern
(= stop, prevent from happening)verhindern; to hinder somebody from doing somethingjdn daran hindern or davon abhalten, etw zu tun; he doesn’t let his disability hinder himer lässt sich nicht durch seine Behinderung abhalten

hinder

[ˈhɪndəʳ] vt (prevent) to hinder sb (from doing sth)impedire a qn (di fare qc); (delay) → ritardare; (obstruct) → ostacolare, intralciare

hinder

(ˈhində) verb
to delay or prevent; to make difficult. All these interruptions hinder my work; All the interruptions hinder me from working.
ˈhindrance (-drəns) noun
a person, thing etc that hinders. I know you are trying to help but you're just being a hindrance.
References in classic literature ?
When it was objected that Priests and Women had no sides, they retorted that Nature and Expediency concurred in dictating that the front half of every human being (that is to say, the half containing his eye and mouth) should be distinguishable from his hinder half.
the half containing eye and mouth) red, and with the hinder half green.
But it is impossible to express his noble resentment at our savage treatment of the HOUYHNHNM race; particularly after I had explained the manner and use of castrating horses among us, to hinder them from propagating their kind, and to render them more servile.
I came back as soon as I could, to hinder anybody's telling you but me.
The duke, therefore, having acquired the Romagna and beaten the Colonnesi, while wishing to hold that and to advance further, was hindered by two things: the one, his forces did not appear loyal to him, the other, the goodwill of France: that is to say, he feared that the forces of the Orsini, which he was using, would not stand to him, that not only might they hinder him from winning more, but might themselves seize what he had won, and that the king might also do the same.
As soon as the handkerchief touched the ground a deep, broad river would spring up, which would hinder the witch's progress.
Here I found a letter from the Emperor, which prohibited me to go out, and the orders which he had sent through all these parts, directing them to arrest me wherever I was found, and to hinder me from proceeding on my journey.
And I think when a girl is so young as Miss Brooke is, her friends ought to interfere a little to hinder her from doing anything foolish.
He had no very great difficulty to make her believe that he was entirely innocent of an offence so foreign to his character; but she had a great deal to hinder him from going instantly home, and putting Partridge to death, which he more than once swore he would do.
Black robber bees are swiftly and stealthily prowling about the combs, and the short home bees, shriveled and listless as if they were old, creep slowly about without trying to hinder the robbers, having lost all motive and all sense of life.
I shall bid father good-night first,' said Catherine, putting her arms round his neck, before we could hinder her.
A Connecting word is a non-significant sound, which neither causes nor hinders the union of many sounds into one significant sound; it may be placed at either end or in the middle of a sentence.