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Another word for hinder

  1. To interfere with the progress of

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Another word for hinder


Synonym Study

  • Bar implies an obstructing as if by means of a barrier he was barred from the club
  • Impede suggests a slowing up of movement or progress by interfering with the normal action a tourniquet impedes the circulation of the blood
  • Block implies the complete, but not necessarily permanent, obstruction of a passage or progress the road was blocked by a landslide
  • Obstruct implies a retarding of passage or progress by placing obstacles in the way to obstruct the passage of a bill by a filibuster
  • Hinder implies a holding back of something about to begin and connotes a thwarting of progress hindered by a lack of education