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Synonyms for blockade

Synonyms for (noun) blockade

Synonyms: encirclement, blockade Definition: a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy

Similar words: action, military action Definition: a military engagement Usage: he saw action in Korea

Synonyms: blockade Definition: prevents access or progress

Similar words: obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, impediment, impedimenta Definition: any structure that makes progress difficult

Synonyms for (verb) blockade

Synonyms: blockade, seal off Definition: impose a blockade on

Similar words: beleaguer, besiege, circumvent, surround, hem in Definition: surround so as to force to give up Usage: The Turks besieged Vienna

Synonyms: block off, blockade Definition: obstruct access to

Similar words: jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude Definition: block passage through Usage: obstruct the path

Synonyms: stop, bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade Definition: render unsuitable for passage Usage: block the way; barricade the streets; stop the busy road

Similar words: jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude Definition: block passage through Usage: obstruct the path

Synonyms: stymie, stymy, hinder, obstruct, embarrass, block, blockade Definition: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of Usage: His brother blocked him at every turn

Similar words: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project