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synonyms for hinders

  • block
  • burden
  • crimp
  • cripple
  • curb
  • delay
  • deter
  • frustrate
  • hamper
  • hamstring
  • handicap
  • hold up
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • interfere
  • interrupt
  • obstruct
  • preclude
  • prohibit
  • retard
  • thwart
  • arrest
  • balk
  • bar
  • bottleneck
  • check
  • choke
  • clog
  • contravene
  • counteract
  • crab
  • cramp
  • debar
  • encumber
  • fetter
  • hog-tie
  • muzzle
  • neutralize
  • offset
  • oppose
  • resist
  • snafu
  • stay
  • stop
  • stymie
  • terminate
  • trammel
  • box in
  • get in the way
  • hold back
  • louse up
  • shut out

antonyms for hinders

MOST RELEVANT
  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • expedite
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • further
  • help
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • support
  • approve
  • begin
  • free
  • go
  • let go
  • liberate
  • loosen
  • open
  • release
  • start
  • unblock
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How to use hinders in a sentence

Let me undeceive those who think thus, and let them go on reading, if nothing but such a fear hinders them.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Naturally the question of marriage arose at once, and, if nothing hinders it, our wedding is to take place in the summer.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
As the sex organs are also the channels for the elimination of waste, exaggerated modesty often hinders discussion.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
It hinders others who are clearer intellectually: they see and despise the mistakes, and are not inspired by the purpose.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
What hinders these women from rushing to the help of one another, just as two drops of water on a leaf rush together and make one?
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
The imagination also sometimes hinders this process by the constant presentation of its foolish combinations to the common sense.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
In Epic and other poetry relying only on words, the effort to turn them into a picture hinders their prompt action.
A LETTER ON SHAKSPERE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENWILLIAM SPALDING
All these Aetius particularly handles, showing that the womb is shut three manner of ways, which hinders conception.
THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
What hinders, though, that we have a bottle of Rhenish now, even though the vintage be younger than you say?
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Unreasonable fear hinders usefulness, destroys peace, and prevents our glorifying God.
THE HAUNTED ROOMA. L. O. E.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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