Synonyms for (verb) obstruct

Synonyms: jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude

Definition: block passage through

Usage: obstruct the path

Similar words: hinder, impede

Definition: be a hindrance or obstacle to

Usage: She is impeding the progress of our project


Synonyms: obstruct, block

Definition: shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight

Usage: The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage; The trees obstruct my view of the mountains

Similar words: hide, conceal

Definition: prevent from being seen or discovered

Usage: Muslim women hide their faces; hide the money


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