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  Words related to hamper

Related / Similar Words: shackle, bond, trammel, trammels, halter, cramp, strangle, handicap, hinder

 

Definition:
  • a basket usually with a cover;
  • a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner);
  • prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperilist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries";
  • put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements";

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    Hyponyms: clothes hamper, laundry basket, clothes basket, voider, food hamper, ball and chain, fetter, hobble, handcuffs, handcuff, cuffs, cuff, handlock, manacle, iron, irons, chain, chains

     

    Derivational Morphology: restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle, handicap, hinder, halter, cramp, strangle, fetter, shackle, bond, trammels, hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check

     

     
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