Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hinder

3 senses of hinder

Sense 1
impede, hinder -- (be a hindrance or obstacle to; "She is impeding the progress of our project")
       => prevent, keep -- (stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles")

Sense 2
obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass -- (hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn")
       => prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid -- (keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project")

Sense 3
handicap, hinder, hamper -- (put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements")
       => disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour -- (put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm; "This rule clearly disadvantages me")

Antonyms of adj hinder

1 sense of hinder

Sense 1
back (prenominal), hind (prenominal), hinder (prenominal) -- (located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass")

INDIRECT (VIA posterior) -> anterior -- (of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body)

Antonyms of adj hind

1 sense of hind

Sense 1
back (prenominal), hind (prenominal), hinder (prenominal) -- (located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass")

INDIRECT (VIA posterior) -> anterior -- (of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body)

Similarity of adj hinder

1 sense of hinder

Sense 1
back (prenominal), hind (prenominal), hinder (prenominal) -- (located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass")
       => posterior (vs. anterior) -- (located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure)

Similarity of adj hind

1 sense of hind

Sense 1
back (prenominal), hind (prenominal), hinder (prenominal) -- (located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass")
       => posterior (vs. anterior) -- (located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure)

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