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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 ?
We said many good-byes before I left Lincoln, but she never tried to hinder me or hold me back.
The low, muttering sounds of his threatening voice were still audible, when the wounded foal, first rearing on its hinder legs, plunged forward to its knees.
I am sitting by the window now, up in this atrocious nursery, and there is nothing to hinder my writing as much as I please, save lack of strength.
this fin is some three or four feet long, growing vertically from the hinder part of the back, of an angular shape, and with a very sharp pointed end.
Then there are the couriers and tourists--swarms of them every day--what was to hinder him from having a good time with them?
Hannah can take him; I won't have a great boy stompin' out the carpets and ruinin' the furniture, though I know when I'm dead I can't hinder ye, if you make up your mind to do anything.
For what this separation is done, I do not know, unless it be to hinder the development of the child's affection toward its mother, and to blunt and destroy the natural affection of the mother for the child.
No weather seemed to hinder him in these pastoral excursions: rain or fair, he would, when his hours of morning study were over, take his hat, and, followed by his father's old pointer, Carlo, go out on his mission of love or duty--I scarcely know in which light he regarded it.
I should not allow any one to inconvenience me, if I could hinder it - walk in
What is to hinder your facili tating the post-office work, and obliging a lady, by adding the name of the post-town (if it happens to be left out), with your own hand?
ull hinder him; and then he can let the parish'ners know if they're wrong.
We marched from the kraal, none hindering us, for there were none to hinder, and after we had gone a little way Umslopogaas halted and said:--