[hin-der] /ˈhɪn dər/
verb (used with object)
to cause delay, interruption, or difficulty in; hamper; impede:
The storm hindered our progress.
to prevent from doing, acting, or happening; stop:
to hinder a man from committing a crime.
verb (used without object)
to be an obstacle or impediment.
to be or get in the way of (someone or something); hamper
(transitive) to prevent
(prenominal) situated at or further towards the back or rear; posterior: the hinder parts
Old English hindrian “to harm, injure, impair, check, repress,” from Proto-Germanic *hinderojanan (cf. Old Norse hindra, Dutch hinderen, Old High German hintaron, German hindern “to keep back”), from a root meaning “on that side of, behind” (cf. hind (adj.)); thus the ground sense is “to put or keep back,” though this sense in English is recorded only from late 14c. Related: Hindered; hindering.
“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 had hinderhede, literally “hinder-hood; posterity in time, inferiority in rank;” and hinderling “person fallen from moral or social respectability, wretch.”
late 14c., hyndermest; see hinder (adj.) + -most.
[hind-fuh l] /ˈhɪnd fəl/ noun, (in the Volsunga Saga) 1. the mountain on whose fiery top Brynhild slept until awakened by Sigurd.
[hin-der] /ˈhɪn dər/ verb (used with object) 1. to cause delay, interruption, or difficulty in; hamper; impede: The storm hindered our progress. 2. to prevent from doing, acting, or happening; stop: to hinder a man from committing a crime. verb (used without object) 3. to be an obstacle or impediment. [hahyn-der] /ˈhaɪn dər/ adjective 1. […]
[hahynd-guht] /ˈhaɪndˌgʌt/ noun 1. Zoology. 2. Embryology, Zoology. the posterior part of the embryonic alimentary canal from which the colon and rectum develop. /ˈhaɪndˌɡʌt/ noun 1. the part of the vertebrate digestive tract comprising the colon and rectum 2. the posterior part of the digestive tract of arthropods hindgut hind·gut (hīnd’gŭt’) n.