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1. hurdle

verb. ['ˈhɝːdəl'] jump a hurdle.

Synonyms

  • overleap

Antonyms

  • mind

Etymology

  • hyrdel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Hurdle

  • spurdle
  • skurdal
  • wordell
  • girdle

How do you pronounce hurdle?

Pronounce hurdle as ˈhərdəl.

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Sentences with hurdle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Add a second hurdle about five feet in front of the first.

2. Adjective
For this purpose, the cost of capital is known as the "hurdle rate."

Quotes about hurdle


1. Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the next.
- Ben Carson, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

2. When faced with a hurdle then give it all you've got to jump over it because it can't be done in two stages.
- Stephen Richards

2. hurdle

noun. ['ˈhɝːdəl'] a light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races.

Antonyms

  • wane

Etymology

  • hyrdel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hurdle

noun. ['ˈhɝːdəl'] the act of jumping over an obstacle.

Synonyms

  • jumping
  • jump

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • attend to

Etymology

  • hyrdel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. hurdle

noun. ['ˈhɝːdəl'] an obstacle that you are expected to overcome.

Synonyms

  • obstacle

Antonyms

  • stop
  • stay

Etymology

  • hyrdel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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