Hinder - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhɪndər|  American pronunciation of the word hinder
Brit.  |ˈhɪndə|  British pronunciation of the word hinder


- be a hindrance or obstacle to (syn: impede)
- hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of (syn: block, blockade, embarrass, obstruct, stymie, stymy)
- put at a disadvantage (syn: hamper, handicap)
The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements


- located at or near the back of an animal (syn: back, hind)
the hinder part of a carcass

Extra examples

The witness refused to cooperate, hindering the investigation.

The country's economic growth is being hindered by the sanctions.

It's not clear whether the change will help or hinder our project.

...the animal's case of mange was especially bad in its hinder parts...

High winds hindered firefighters in their efforts to put out the blaze.

His career has been hindered by injury.

Your endless talking hinders me from my work; please be quiet!

The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements

The colds of January did not hinder him from sending messengers.

We prevent what is unbegun, we hinder what is unfinished.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: hinder
he/she/it: hinders
present participle: hindering
past tense: hindered
past participle: hindered
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