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The act of hindering:
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  1. The act of hindering:
  2. The state or act of hindering something
  3. Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
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  1. Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
  2. Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
(Medicine) Interruption or obstruction of a physiological function:
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  1. (Medicine) Interruption or obstruction of a physiological function:
  2. A mold or form on which an item is shaped or displayed:
  3. Atrioventricular block.
The condition of being disabled; incapacity.
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  1. The condition of being disabled; incapacity.
  2. A physical or mental condition that significantly limits a person's motor, sensory, or cognitive abilities.
  3. That which disables, as an illness, injury, or physical handicap
(Accounting) A downward revaluation, a write-down.
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  1. (Accounting) A downward revaluation, a write-down.
  2. The result of being impaired; a deterioration or weakening; a disability or handicap; an inefficient part or factor.
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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  1. Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
  2. A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
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  1. A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
  2. A state of being held in such regard:
  3. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
The position of advantage or control
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  1. The position of advantage or control
A relatively favorable position; superiority of means:
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  1. A relatively favorable position; superiority of means:
  2. A beneficial factor or combination of factors:
  3. Benefit or profit; gain:
An early start that confers an advantage.
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  1. An early start that confers an advantage.
  2. (Idiomatic) An advantage consisting in starting a competition or task earlier than might be expected; given (taken), for example, prior to the beginning of a race.
  3. (Sports) A start before other contestants in a race.
An equalizing advantage given or received in betting, based on a given bettor's assumed chance of winning and expressed as a ratio
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  1. An equalizing advantage given or received in betting, based on a given bettor's assumed chance of winning and expressed as a ratio
  2. The ratio of the probabilities of an event happening to that of it not happening.
  3. The likelihood of the occurrence of one thing rather than the occurrence of another thing, as in a contest:
An instance of beginning a race:
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  1. An instance of beginning a race:
  2. A place or time of beginning:
  3. A position of advantage over others, as in a race or an endeavor; a lead:
(Dated, tennis) Alternative form of advantage (score after deuce)
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  1. (Dated, tennis) Alternative form of advantage (score after deuce)
  2. A position, condition, or opportunity that is likely to provide superiority or an advantage.
  3. An advantage in a competition or conflict; superiority.
Something that causes damage, harm, or loss:
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  1. Something that causes damage, harm, or loss:
  2. Anything that causes damage or injury
  3. Damage, harm, or loss:
Damage or loss, especially to reputation or finances; detriment:
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  1. Damage or loss, especially to reputation or finances; detriment:
  2. Something that places one in an unfavorable condition or position:
  3. An unfavorable situation or circumstance; drawback; handicap
Money paid back from a charge previously made; refund, esp. of import duties when the taxed commodities are later exported
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  1. Money paid back from a charge previously made; refund, esp. of import duties when the taxed commodities are later exported
  2. A disadvantage; something that detracts or takes away.
  3. A disadvantage or inconvenience.
A negative quantity.
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  1. A negative quantity.
  2. A negative quality, feature, etc.
  3. A minus sign
Find another word for handicap. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for handicap, like: hindrance, obstacle, block, disability, impairment, affliction, chronic disorder, favor, upper hand, additional points and impediment.