‘Âqa  u (‘auq) to hinder, prevent, detain, restrain, withhold, hold back (s.o. from); to impede, hamper, defer, delay, retard, put off (s.o., s.th.) II and IV = I; V to be hindered, be prevented, be detained, be restrained, be withheld (from); to be impeded, be delayed, be retarded, be deferred VIII = I