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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To get in the way of.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To get in the way of. Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: Situated at the rear or back; posterior.

Usage examples (36)
  • If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.
  • Verb (used with object) : The storm hindered our progress. ,to hinder a man from committing a crime
  • Adjective : the hind legs of an animal
  • He makes the duties of our general and particular calling hinder and jostle out one another. for more
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