Part of speech: verb

To keep from or delay in action; be or act as a check.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or constituting the rear.

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Usage examples "hinder":

  1. What's to hinder me from standing up before the whole mob, saying as I've repented what I done years back, and I've come to make an honest girl of her at last?" - "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.
  2. But that may not hinder the fact. - "Daisy", Elizabeth Wetherell.
  3. Wha's to hinder me? - "The Mating of Lydia", Mrs. Humphry Ward.