Synonyms for hamper


1. shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, restraint, constraint
usage: a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
2. hamper, basket, handbasket
usage: a basket usually with a cover


1. hamper, halter, cramp, strangle, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
usage: prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
2. handicap, hinder, hamper, disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour
usage: put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
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