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