Synonyms of encumber in English:

encumber


See definition of encumber

verb

1‘her movements were encumbered by her heavy skirts’

SYNONYMS
hamper, hinder, obstruct, impede, check, cramp, inhibit, restrict, limit, constrain, restrain, bog down, retard, slow, slow down, stall, delay
inconvenience, disadvantage, handicap
ANTONYMS

aid, facilitate

2‘they are heavily encumbered with debt’

SYNONYMS
burden, load, weigh down, saddle
tax, overtax, stress, strain, overwhelm, overload, overburden
British informal lumber
literary trammel