Burden is defined as making heavy with a load or with emotion.
To keep from moving or acting freely; hinder; impede; encumber
To delay action; be a hindrance
To beset is to harass or have trouble on an ongoing basis from multiple sources or from all sides.
To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
To cause to feel self-conscious or ill at ease; disconcert:
To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
Handicap is defined as to cause a disadvantage.
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
To charge a firearm with ammunition.
To keep down by the cruel or unjust use of power or authority; rule harshly; tyrannize over
To load too heavily.
To impose as a burden, obligation, etc.
To impose and collect a tax on (something).
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
The amount of electric charge contained in an object, particle, or region of space.
To burden in a troublesome way
To load with goods to be transported.
To treat (thread or fabric) with a solution of metallic salts, in order to increase its weight
To bog is to sink, slow or become stuck, usually to "bog down."
Another time; again:
To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
Find another word for encumber. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for encumber, like: burden, hamper, obstruct, hinder, beset, clog, embarrass, entangle, handicap, impede and load.