• Verb
  • to make (someone or something) hold or carry something heavy
    1. We were encumbered by our heavy coats and boots.
    2. encumbered [=burdened] by equipment and supplies
    3. The company is encumbered with debt.
  • to cause problems or difficulties for (someone or something)
    1. These rules will only encumber the people we're trying to help.
    2. Lack of funding has encumbered the project.
    3. Peace talks have been encumbered by a mutual lack of trust.

Những từ liên quan với ENCUMBER

load, obstruct, handicap, retard, cramp, inconvenience, hamper, overburden, charge, saddle, clog