Hampered vs Tampered - What's the difference?

hampered | tampered |


As verbs the difference between hampered and tampered

is that hampered is (hamper) while tampered is (tamper).

As an adjective hampered

is impeded or encumbered as if chained or fettered.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

hampered

English

Verb

(head)
  • (hamper)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • impeded or encumbered as if chained or fettered
  • tampered

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (tamper)

  • tamper

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person or thing that tamps.
  • A tool used to tamp something down, such as tobacco in a pipe.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To alter by making unauthorized changes; to meddle.
  • (in professional sports) To discuss future contracts against league rules with a player.