HyperDic: hamper

English > 4 senses of the word hamper:
VERBchangehamper, halter, cramp, strangleprevent the progress or free movement of
competitionhamper, handicap, hinderput at a disadvantage
NOUNartifacthamper, shackle, bond, trammela restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
artifacthampera basket usually with a cover
hamper > pronunciation
Soundshhae'mper
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > hamper: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner).
Synonymsshackle, bond, trammel
Narrowerball and chainHeavy iron ball attached to a prisoner by a chain
fetter, hobbleA shackle for the ankles or feet
handcuff, cuff, handlock, manacleshackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist
irons, chainsmetal shackles
Broaderrestraint, constraintA device that retards something's motion / motion
Spanishcadenas, cuerdas, grillete, trabas
Catalancadenes, cordes, traves
Verbshamperprevent the progress or free movement of
hamperput at a disadvantage
English > hamper: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA basket usually with a cover.
Narrowerclothes hamper, laundry basket, clothes basket, voiderA hamper that holds dirty clothes to be washed or wet clothes to be dried
food hamperA hamper for packing and transporting food
Broaderbasket, handbasketA container that is usually woven and has handles
Spanishcanasta, cesta
Catalancanastra
English > hamper: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningprevent the progress or free movement of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"
Synonymshalter, cramp, strangle
Broaderrestrict, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttleplace limits on (extent or access)
Spanishacalambrar, dificultar, estrangular, obstaculizar
Catalandificultar, obstaculitzar
Nounshampera restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
English > hamper: 4 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningput at a disadvantage.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymshandicap, hinder
Broaderdisadvantage, disfavor, disfavourput at a disadvantage
Catalandificultar
Nounshampera restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

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