encumber


encumber

verb

Definition of ENCUMBER

1
to create difficulty for the work or activity of <the claim that all of these regulations encumber doctors, taking time away from the actual practice of medicine>
2
to place a weight or burden on <don't encumber your pack animal so much that it can hardly move>
Near Antonyms alleviate, ease, lighten, relieve

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