shackle, bond, hamper, trammel(noun)
a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
a basket usually with a cover
hamper, halter, cramp, strangle(verb)
prevent the progress or free movement of
"He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
handicap, hinder, hamper(verb)
put at a disadvantage
"The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To hinder is to keep from action, progress, motion, or growth, or to make such action, progress, motion, or growth later in beginning or completion than it would otherwise have been. An action is prevented by anything that comes in before it to make it impossible; it is hindered by anything that keeps it from either beginning or ending so soon as it otherwise would, or as expected or intended. It is more common, however, to say that the start is delayed, the progress hindered. An action that is hindered does not take place at the appointed or appropriate time; that which is prevented does not take place at all; to hinder a thing long enough may amount to preventing it. A railroad-train may be hindered by a snow-storm from arriving on time; it may by special order be prevented from starting. To retard is simply to make slow by any means whatever. To obstruct is to hinder, or possibly to prevent advance or passage by putting something in the way; to oppose or resist is to hinder, or possibly to prevent by directly contrary or hostile action, resist being the stronger term and having more suggestion of physical force; obstructed roads hinder the march of an enemy, tho there may be no force strong enough to oppose it; one opposes a measure, a motion, an amendment, or the like; it is a criminal offense to resist an officer in the discharge of his duty; the physical system may resist the attack of disease or the action of a remedy. Compare CONQUER; IMPEDIMENT; OBSTRUCT.
See synonyms for QUICKEN.
Hinder one in his progress; from acting promptly; by opposition.
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How to use hamper in a sentence?
The absence of a potentially notable pop, as seen with traditional IPOs, may also hamper Slack's retail demand.
Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is to good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
Enacting legislation that would hamper that trust by not allowing officers' names to be released is not in my opinion the best way to improve or repair that level of trust.
These discussions improve outcomes and do not hamper hope.
With this in mind, the existing differences should not hamper our bilateral relations.
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- korbo, malhelpiEsperanto
- cesta, estorbar, canasta, obstaculizarSpanish
- takistama, segamaEstonian
- estää, pidäke, vaikeuttaa, kori, este, [[panna]] [[koriin]], kahlita, haitataFinnish
- կողով, զամբյուղArmenian
- tokanga, whakatomoMāori
- wasmand, waarloos, korf, hindernis, inkorven, blokkeren, mand, beletsel, pakmand, obstakel, sluitmand, struikelblokDutch
- impedir, seira, estorvar, obstruir, balaio, canastraPortuguese
- корзина, затруднятьRussian
- hämma, hindraSwedish
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