Student Thesaurus

One entry found for hamper.
Entry Word: hamper
Function: verb
Text: to create difficulty for the work or activity of <fallen branches hampered the hikers as they made their way along the narrow path>
Synonyms clog, cramp, delay, embarrass, encumber, fetter, handicap, hinder, hobble, hold back, hold up, impede, inhibit, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackle, tie up, trammel
Related Words arrest, brake, check, constrain, curb, rein, restrain, snag; bind, chain, handcuff, leash, muzzle, strap, tether, tie; barricade, block, blockade, dam, head (off), plug; balk, choke, hurt, repress, retard, stifle, straiten, strangle, stunt; baffle, foil, frustrate, interrupt, sabotage, thwart; bog (down), confine, hedge (in), hem (in), limit, tie (down)
Phrases cramp one's style, give a hard time
Near Antonyms clear, make way, open, unclog, unplug, unstop; free, liberate, release, untie; loosen, smooth; further, promote
Antonyms aid, assist, facilitate, help