meaning of hinder

1. Of or belonging to that part or end which is in the rear, or which follows; as, the hinder part of a wagon; the hinder parts of a horse.
To keep back or behind; to prevent from starting or moving forward; to check; to retard; to obstruct; to bring to a full stop; -- often followed by from; as, an accident hindered the coach; drought hinders the growth of plants; to hinder me from going.
To prevent or embarrass; to debar; to shut out.
To interpose obstacles or impediments; to be a hindrance.
put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my ">movements"

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