Synonyms for hamper

Synonyms for (noun) hamper

Synonyms: hamper

Definition: a basket usually with a cover

Similar words: basket, handbasket

Definition: a container that is usually woven and has handles


Synonyms: shackle, trammel, bond, hamper

Definition: a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

Similar words: restraint, constraint

Definition: a device that retards something's motion

Usage: the car did not have proper restraints fitted

Synonyms for (verb) hamper

Synonyms: halter, hamper, strangle, cramp

Definition: prevent the progress or free movement of

Usage: He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather; the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries

Similar words: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle

Definition: place limits on (extent or access)

Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends


Synonyms: hinder, hamper, handicap

Definition: put at a disadvantage

Usage: The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements

Similar words: disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour

Definition: put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm

Usage: This rule clearly disadvantages me