• IPA: /ɪnˈkʌmbə(ɹ)/, /ɛnˈkʌmbə(ɹ)/

encumber (encumbers, present participle encumbering; past and past participle encumbered)

  1. (transitive) to load down something with a burden
  2. (transitive) to restrict or block something with a hindrance or impediment
  3. (transitive) to burden with a legal claim or other obligation
Synonyms Antonyms Related terms Translations Translations Translations
  • German: belasten
  • Italian: caricare con ipoteca, gravare di ipoteca
  • Russian: обременя́ть

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