Hindrance synonyms and antonyms

hĭn'drəns

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The definition of an impediment is an obstacle or something that prevents action.
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The definition of an obstacle is something that gets in the way or that slows or stops progress.
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An obstruction.
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The definition of a barrier is anything, either natural or manmade, that keeps something from passing through.
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That which obstructs or impedes; an obstacle; an impediment; a hindrance.
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(Accounting) A debt of a person or business, as a note payable or a long-term debenture
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A shortcoming or defect:
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The extent to which anything is retarded; the result of any retarding or delay; mental, social, or physical slowness.
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An obstacle, hindrance, or difficulty standing in the way of progress or understanding
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Whatever impedes activity, progress, or freedom, as a net or shackle.
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Any condition, circumstance, opportunity or means, particularly favorable to success, or to any desired end.
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The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.
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Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
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An act, event, or offer that helps to increase interest in or demand for something:
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The money so paid.
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The group undertaking such a journey.
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Anything that prevents; esp., anything that prevents disease; prophylactic
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A burden; a thing that must be carried.
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A device intended to block the path of a moving object; as, a door stop.
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A riding or driving bit for a horse that has rein action which amplifies the pressure in the mouth by leverage advantage placing pressure on the poll via the crown piece of the bridle and chin groove via a curb chain.
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Something that deters:
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The definition of a drawback is a disadvantage or negative feature.
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The definition of an encumbrance is a burden or hindrance, or a claim attached to a piece of property or other asset by a lender until the loan is paid in full.
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A disability.
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The definition of a hitch is a something used to connect or an obstacle.
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(Sports) An incomplete or misleading motion, especially an illegal move made by a baseball pitcher.
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A thing to be pushed so as to work a mechanism
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A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
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Any solid piece of material used to strengthen or support
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Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
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A thing that frustrates
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The interval during which something is interrupted; intermission
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An encouraging or being encouraged
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The definition of a barricade is a barrier that stops the progress of something.
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A shoe, sandal, etc. with a thick, usually wooden, sole: light clogs are used in clog dancing
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An unexpected or hidden obstacle, difficulty, etc.
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A pleading in common law denying an allegation of fact in an adversary’s pleading or contesting that the adversary lacked adequate knowledge to make such an allegation in the first place. See also denial.
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Something resembling a wall in appearance or function, as the side or inside surface of a container or body cavity
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One that helps:
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An unobstructed area of land or water:
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Archaic spelling of hindrance.
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Alternative form of preventive.
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(--- Football) The legal blocking of defensive tacklers to protect and make way for the ball carrier.
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A check is defined as a mark put next to something written down to show it has been verified or completed.
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Control of the expression of one's feelings; constraint:
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A thing that blocks the way or prevents entrance, departure, or further movement; specif., sandbar
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The interval of time between two events.
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A disagreement or dispute:
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Find another word for hindrance. In this page you can discover 50 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hindrance, like: impediment, obstacle, blockage, barrier, obstruction, liability, limitation, retardation, stumbling-block, trammel and advantage.