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Definition 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.
  2. 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.
  3. To prevent or embarrass; to debar; to shut out.
  4. To interpose obstacles or impediments; to be a hindrance.

Hinder Quotations

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
Yehuda Berg

Like stones rolling down hills, fair ideas reach their objectives despite all obstacles and barriers. It may be possible to speed or hinder them, but impossible to stop them.
Jose Marti

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Abraham Lincoln

If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge of the way of salvation for confidence in the power of the gospel, you hinder people from getting to reality.
Oswald Chambers
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Hinder Translations

hinder in Danish is hindre, forhindre, forstyrre
hinder in Dutch is belemmeren, doorkruisen, beletten
hinder in Finnish is vaivata
hinder in German is behindere, aufhalten
hinder in Italian is impedire
hinder in Latin is impedo, prohibeo, impedio
hinder in Norwegian is forhindre, hindre
hinder in Spanish is impedir, molestar, empachar
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