Definition of "hinders" []

  • To be or get in the way of (someone or something); hamper (verb)
  • To prevent (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hinder. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hinders" in a sentence
  • "They have agreed, indeed, that the term hinders rather than assists an under - standing of “what is actually being done in different societies.”"
  • "Because rugged terrain hinders trade and most productive activities, it has a negative direct effect on income."
  • "Damage to this part of the brain hinders object recognition to a lesser extent than it does face recognition, but the effect is still noticeable - which basically means, whichever camp you're in, that this area of the brain is crucial to our ability to weave the world together. [link]"