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Noun hamper has 2 senses
  1. shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, trammels - a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    --1 is a kind of restraint, constraint
    --1 has particulars:
     ball and chain; fetter, hobble; handcuffs, handcuff, cuffs, cuff, handlock, manacle; iron, irons, chain, chains
    Derived forms: verb hamper2, verb hamper1
  2. hamper - a basket usually with a cover
    --2 is a kind of
    basket, handbasket
    --2 has particulars:
     clothes hamper, laundry basket, clothes basket, voider; food hamper
Verb hamper has 2 senses
  1. hamper, halter, cramp, strangle - prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperilist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
    --1 is one way to restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
    Derived form: noun hamper1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. handicap, hinder, hamper - put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
    --2 is one way to disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour
    Derived form: noun hamper1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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