HyperDic: encumber

English > 1 sense of the word encumber:
VERBcontactencumber, restrain, cumberhold back
encumber > pronunciation
Soundsehnkah'mber
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
English > encumber: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaninghold back.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsrestrain, cumber
Narrowerbridleput a bridle on
clogimpede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden
curbKeep to the curb
Broaderrestrict, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttleplace limits on (extent or access)
Spanishconstreñir

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