verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of hinder1
SYNONYMS FOR hinder
Examples from the Web for hindering
For some, age may be hindering—but for these ladies, age is just a number.These Ladies May Be Old, But They Have More Style Than You|Erin Cunningham|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In rural India, or rural Africa, the lack of access to banks is hindering development.How Jeroo Billimoria Is Turning Poor Kids Into Savers|Daniel Gross|March 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
By concealing past mistakes, the nation may be hindering investigations, writes Christopher Dickey.
What would be the consequence of hindering us in this point?
Hindering those good qualities of peacefulness proved to be, but not paralysing.G. H. Q.|Frank Fox
If only the power and the sweetness and brightness are turned into helping, you see, instead of hindering—oh, how much she can do!Peggy|Laura E. Richards
All he would promise was to keep his fleet out of the way of hindering a landing.History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)|John Richard Green
The sacrifice is not permitted, though the soldiers have no hand in hindering it.The Lone Ranche|Captain Mayne Reid