To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.(verb)
See hinder in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME hindren < OE hindrian, lit., to keep or hold back (akin to Ger hindern) < base of hinder
See hinder in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb hin·dered, hin·der·ing, hin·ders verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English hindren
Origin: , from Old English hindrian; see ko- in Indo-European roots.
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