• Definition for "encumber"
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encumber definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to place a heavy load on; burden: a hiker who was encumbered with much pack; a life which has had always been encumbered with duties.
    • To impede or impede the activity or overall performance of: limitations that encumber authorities work.
    • To burden with appropriate or financial obligations: an estate which encumbered with debts.
    • To hinder the movement or activity of, much like a burden; to retard with one thing superfluous; to consider down; to obstruct or embarrass
    • To load with debts, or any other appropriate statements.
    • to place huge load on; burden: a hiker who had been encumbered with huge pack; a life who has for ages been encumbered with obligations.
    • To hinder or impede the activity or performance of: constraints that encumber authorities work.
    • To burden with appropriate or bills: an estate this is certainly encumbered with debts.
    • To hinder the motion or action of, much like a weight; to retard with something superfluous; to weigh down; to impair or embarrass
    • To weight with debts, or other legal claims.
    • To put a heavy load on; burden: a hiker who was simply encumbered with a heavy pack; a life with for ages been encumbered with responsibilities.
    • To impede or hinder the activity or overall performance of: restrictions that encumber police work.
    • To burden with appropriate or financial obligations: an estate this is certainly encumbered with debts.
    • To hinder the motion or activity of, as with an encumbrance; to retard with anything superfluous; to consider down; to obstruct or embarrass
    • To weight with debts, or any other appropriate statements.
  • verb:
    • to load down anything with a weight
    • to restrict or prevent something with a hindrance or impediment
    • to incorporate a legal claim or any other responsibility
    • keep back
    • to load down one thing with an encumbrance
    • to limit or block one thing with a hindrance or impediment
    • to include a legal claim or other responsibility
    • keep back
    • to weight straight down something with an encumbrance
    • to restrict or block some thing with a hindrance or obstacle
    • to add a legal claim or any other responsibility
    • hold-back
  • others:
    • To clog or impede with lots, burden, or other barrier; render tough or laborious in movement or operation; embarrass; overload; perplex; obstruct.
    • Specifically to position (residential property) under a charge or servitude; load with financial obligation or liability: since, to encumber an estate with mortgages, or with a widow's dower; an encumbered name. See encumbrance, 3.
    • To clog or hinder with a load, burden, or other hindrance; render difficult or laborious in motion or procedure; embarrass; overload; perplex; obstruct.
    • Specifically to put (property) under a charge or servitude; load with debt or liability: since, to encumber an estate with mortgages, or with a widow's dower; an encumbered subject. See encumbrance, 3.
    • To clog up or hinder with lots, burden, or other barrier; render tough or laborious in movement or procedure; embarrass; overload; perplex; obstruct.
    • particularly To place (home) under a charge or servitude; load with debt or responsibility: since, to encumber an estate with mortgages, or with a widow's dower; an encumbered name. See encumbrance, 3.
  • noun:
    • An encumbrance; a hindrance.
    • An encumbrance; a hindrance.
    • An encumbrance; a hindrance.
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