What does hinder mean?

Definitions for hinder
ˈhɪn dərhin·der

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hinder.

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, hinderverb

    be a hindrance or obstacle to

    "She is impeding the progress of our project"

  3. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrassverb

    hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

    "His brother blocked him at every turn"

  4. handicap, hinder, hamperverb

    put at a disadvantage

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

Wiktionary

  1. hindernoun

    The buttocks.

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

  2. hinderadjective

    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. Hinderadjective

    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. Hinderadjective

    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. Hinderadjective

    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. Hinderverb

    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. Charles A. Stoddard:

    When we can say "no" not only to things that are wrong and sinful, but also to things pleasant, profitable, and good which would hinder and clog our grand duties and our chief work, we shall understand more fully what life is worth, and how to make the most of it.

  2. Assistant Attorney General John Cruden:

    United States takes seriously the federal role in protecting tribal self-government, which has United States foundation in federal statutes, treaties and regulations, to this end, we are committed to eliminating barriers, such as these, which hinder The Tulalip Tribes from developing healthy economies and providing necessary governmental services on the reservation.

  3. Samsung Electronics:

    Today's decision flies in the face of a unanimous Supreme Court ruling in favor of Samsung on the scope of design patent damages, we will consider all options to obtain an outcome that does not hinder creativity and fair competition for all companies and consumers.

  4. Mark Toner:

    These actions undermine China's claim to be a rule-of-law society, run contrary China's human rights commitments and hinder its attempts to build a more transparent and effective justice system.

  5. Assistant Attorney General John Cruden:

    To this end, we are committed to eliminating barriers, such as these, which hinder The Tulalip Tribes from developing healthy economies and providing necessary governmental services on the reservation.

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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
  • 阻碍Chinese

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