What does hinder mean?

Definitions for hinder
ˈhɪn dərhin·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. back(a), hind(a), hinder(a)(verb)

    located at or near the back of an animal

    "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass"

  2. impede, hinder(verb)

    be a hindrance or obstacle to

    "She is impeding the progress of our project"

  3. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass(verb)

    hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

    "His brother blocked him at every turn"

  4. handicap, hinder, hamper(verb)

    put at a disadvantage

    "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"

Wiktionary

  1. hinder(Noun)

    The buttocks.

    Etymology: From hindrian, from hindrōnan, from hinder (adverb). Cognate with Dutch hinderen and German hindern, contra.

  2. hinder(Adjective)

    Of or belonging to that part or end which is in the rear or hind, or which follows.

    Etymology: From hindrian, from hindrōnan, from hinder (adverb). Cognate with Dutch hinderen and German hindern, contra.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hinder(adj)

    of or belonging to that part or end which is in the rear, or which follows; as, the hinder part of a wagon; the hinder parts of a horse

    Etymology: [OE. hindere, AS. hinder, adv., behind; akin to OHG. hintar, prep., behind, G. hinter, Goth. hindar; orig. a comparative, and akin to AS. hine hence. See Hence, He, and cf. Hind, a., Hindmost.]

  2. Hinder(adj)

    to keep back or behind; to prevent from starting or moving forward; to check; to retard; to obstruct; to bring to a full stop; -- often followed by from; as, an accident hindered the coach; drought hinders the growth of plants; to hinder me from going

    Etymology: [OE. hindere, AS. hinder, adv., behind; akin to OHG. hintar, prep., behind, G. hinter, Goth. hindar; orig. a comparative, and akin to AS. hine hence. See Hence, He, and cf. Hind, a., Hindmost.]

  3. Hinder(adj)

    to prevent or embarrass; to debar; to shut out

    Etymology: [OE. hindere, AS. hinder, adv., behind; akin to OHG. hintar, prep., behind, G. hinter, Goth. hindar; orig. a comparative, and akin to AS. hine hence. See Hence, He, and cf. Hind, a., Hindmost.]

  4. Hinder(verb)

    to interpose obstacles or impediments; to be a hindrance

    Etymology: [OE. hindere, AS. hinder, adv., behind; akin to OHG. hintar, prep., behind, G. hinter, Goth. hindar; orig. a comparative, and akin to AS. hine hence. See Hence, He, and cf. Hind, a., Hindmost.]

Freebase

  1. Hinder

    Hinder is an American rock band from Oklahoma that was formed in 2001 by drummer Cody Hanson, guitarist Joe 'Blower' Garvey, and singer Austin Winkler. The band was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2007.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hinder

    hin′dėr, v.t. to put or keep behind: to stop, or prevent progress: to embarrass.—v.i. to be an obstacle.—ns. Hin′derance, Hin′drance, act of hindering: that which hinders: obstacle. [A.S. hindrian; Ger. hindern.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hinder in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hinder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of hinder in a Sentence

  1. Dave Jevans:

    GDPR will negatively impact the overall security of the internet and will also inadvertently aid cybercriminals, by restricting access to critical information, the new law will significantly hinder investigations into cybercrime, cryptocurrency theft, phishing, ransomware, malware, fraud and crypto-jacking.

  2. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    Today, legal loopholes significantly hinder the Department's ability to appropriately detain and promptly remove family units that have no legal basis to remain in the country, this rule addresses one of the primary pull factors for illegal immigration and allows the federal government to enforce immigration laws as passed by Congress.

  3. Primo Levi:

    A country is considered the more civilized the more the wisdom and efficiency of its laws hinder a weak man from becoming too weak or a powerful one too powerful.

  4. President Vladimir Putin:

    All people here have political rights, social rights, rights to employment, and no one should face discrimination, but our strategic choice is for traditional families, healthy families and a healthy nation. One does not exclude the other and does not hinder the other. I think this is a balanced approach and is entirely the right approach.

  5. Saint Francis de Sales:

    If we say a little it is easy to add, but having said too much it is hard to withdraw and never can it be done so quickly as to hinder the harm of our success.

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  • عرقل, منع, عاق, خلفي, رِدْف, عَجِيزَةArabic
  • dificultar, destorbarCatalan, Valencian
  • bránit, zdržovat, ztěžovat, komplikovat, překážetCzech
  • hindre, bag-, bagestDanish
  • hindern, erschweren, Hintern, hinter, behindernGerman
  • παρεμποδίζω, πισινός, οπίσθιοςGreek
  • entorpecer, impedir, estorbar, obstar, nalgas, dificultarSpanish
  • pidurdama, takistama, tagasi hoidmaEstonian
  • مانعPersian
  • taka-, estää, haitata, perä, viivyttää, pidättää, persaus, vaikeuttaaFinnish
  • aftari, tálma, tarna, afturi, aftastur, forða, hindraFaroese
  • entraver, délayerFrench
  • रोकनाHindi
  • megakadályoz, gátol, akadályoz, feltart, hátsó, meggátolHungarian
  • խանգարել, ետևի, հետույք, խոչընդոտել, ետինArmenian
  • varna, tálmaIcelandic
  • impedire, ostacolare, ritardare, intralciareItalian
  • לְעַכֵּבHebrew
  • 後ろの, 妨げるJapanese
  • უკანა, ხელის შეშლა, დაბრკოლება, შეფერხება, უკანალიGeorgian
  • ខាងក្រោយ, ពាំង, គូតKhmer
  • 뒤, 방해하다, 저지하다Korean
  • impediō, obstō, posterior, officiō, āversus, prohibereLatin
  • behënneren, hënnerenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • whakakōpekapekaMāori
  • заденMacedonian
  • bakdel, bakre, hindre, forhindre, bak-, hemme, rumpe, bakendeNorwegian
  • vertragen, hinderen, verhinderen, achterste, makenDutch
  • bakdel, bakende, bak-, forhindre, bakare, hemme, bakre, hindre, rumpeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • wstrzymywać, opóźniać, tylny, przeszkadzać, pośladki, powstrzymywaćPolish
  • estorvar, traseiro, bunda, reter, frustrar, entravar, atrapalhar, posterior, impedir, dificultarPortuguese
  • împiedica, stânjeni, rețineRomanian
  • воспрепятствовать, мешать, помешать, препятствовать, задница, заднийRussian
  • одмоћи, спречити, sprečiti, otežavati, zaprečavati, задњи, стражњи, stražnji, запречавати, zadnji, kočiti, кочити, odmoći, отежаватиSerbo-Croatian
  • spomaľovať, blokovať, brzdiť, sťažovať, brániť, zadný, prekážať, zdržovať, komplikovaťSlovak
  • pengojAlbanian
  • bak, hindra, försvåra, fördröja, bakreSwedish
  • kinza, zuia, pinga, kingaSwahili
  • అంతరాయంగాTelugu
  • หลัง, ก้น, ข้างหลัง, หยุดยั้ง, กีดขวาง, กีด, ส่วนหลัง, ตูดThai
  • заднійUkrainian
  • روکناUrdu

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