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Impede, keep back
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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"situated in the rear, toward the back," late 14c., probably from Old English hinder (adv.) "behind, back, afterward," but treated as a comparative of hind (adj.). Related to Old High German hintar , German hinter , Gothic hindar "behind." Middle English ...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Hind \Hind\, a. [Compar. Hinder ; superl. Hindmost , or Hindermost .] [OE. hind, adv., back, AS. hindan behind. See Hinder , a.] In the rear; -- opposed to front; of or pertaining to the part or end which follows or is behind, in opposition to the part ...
Word definitions in WordNet
adj. located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass" [syn: back(a) , hind(a) , hinder(a) ]
Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 vb. (context transitive English) To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle. Etymology 2 1 Of or belonging to that part or end which is in the rear or hind, or which follows. 2 (en-comparative of: hind ) n. (context slang ...
Usage examples of hinder.
Sauveur, without the slightest opposition from the venerable priest, who, far from sharing the anti-christain intolerancy of the clergy in general, said that her profession as an actress had not hindered her from being a good Christian, and that the earth was the common mother of all human beings, as Jesus Christ had been the Saviour of all mankind.
That war and its resulting policy of extra-territorial expansion, so far from hindering the process of domestic amelioration, availed, from the sheer force of the national aspirations it aroused, to give a tremendous impulse to the work of national reform.
Death alone could have hindered me from keeping that appointment, for it was to be the last opportunity of enjoying our amorous sport.
The blessing of the water is not essential to Baptism, but belongs to a certain solemnity, whereby the devotion of the faithful is aroused, and the cunning of the devil hindered from impeding the baptismal effect.
The officer of the guard came running up, and I complained that the three were assaulting me and endeavouring to hinder my approach to the prince.
Furthermore, it distorts the economy: If berries can be grown more cheaply elsewhere, then providing artificial employment for our outmoded strawberry farmers hinders the economy from adapting to the new global reality of cheaper strawberries for everyone.
In spite of the fact that he knew kicking up silt would greatly hinder their vision, Cheb seemed to keep bumping into outcroppings, or dropping a foot to the floor of the channel.
I made up my mind to go to Venice as soon as I heard from Therese, as I thought that I could wait for her there more comfortably than in Bologna, and in my native place there was nothing to hinder me from marrying her openly.
There could be no doubt as to the action of the machinery, and it was no feeling of avarice which hindered me from buying the chair.
When, however, such conceptions hindered the progress of explanation, it was not so much by vitiating the deductive method as by putting men off from exact inquiries.
Forsooth Blaise had bidden him come dwell in his fair house, but Ralph would not, deeming that he might be hindered in his quest and be less free to go whereso he would, if he were dwelling with one who was so great with the magnates as was Blaise.
Ashamed and confused, the young girl ran away, and I did nothing to hinder her.
He mixed diphtheria poison with the serum of a healthy guinea-pig who was not immune, who had never had diphtheria or been cured from it either, and this serum did not hinder one bit the murderous action of the poison.
And if there be anything else that doth hinder thee, go on with prudence and discretion, according to the present occasion and opportunity, still proposing that unto thyself, which thou doest conceive most right and just.
The lack of intermediate Earthward stations, since the dismantling of the Hinder Star bases, made the spread of the war logistically unlikely, but Mazian had failed to prevent it from spreading all across the Beyond.