- [verb] be a hindrance or obstacle to; "She is impeding the progress of our project"
- [verb] hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
Synonyms: obstruct, blockade, block, stymie, stymy, embarrass
- [verb] put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
Synonyms: handicap, hamper
- [adjective] located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass"
Synonyms: back, hind