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