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Synonyms for hinder

Synonyms for (verb) hinder

Synonyms: hinder, hamper, handicap Definition: put at a disadvantage Usage: The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements

Similar words: disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour Definition: put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm Usage: This rule clearly disadvantages me

Synonyms: hinder, impede Definition: be a hindrance or obstacle to Usage: She is impeding the progress of our project

Similar words: prevent, keep Definition: stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state Usage: We must prevent the cancer from spreading; His snoring kept me from falling asleep; Keep the child from eating the marbles

Synonyms: stymie, stymy, hinder, obstruct, embarrass, block, blockade Definition: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of Usage: His brother blocked him at every turn

Similar words: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project

Synonyms for (adjective) hinder

Synonyms: back, hind, hinder Definition: located at or near the back of an animal Usage: back (or hind) legs; the hinder part of a carcass

Similar words: posterior Definition: located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure