HyperDic: blockade

English > 6 senses of the word blockade:
NOUNactblockade, encirclementa war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy / enemy
artifactblockadeprevents access or progress
VERBsocialblockade, obstruct, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrasshinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
contactblockade, barricade, block, stop, block off, block up, barrender unsuitable for passage
competitionblockade, block offobstruct access to
competitionblockade, seal offimpose a blockade on
blockade > pronunciation
Soundsblaa.key'd
Rhymesaccolade ... wade / Wade: 90 rhymes with eyd...
English > blockade: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy / enemy.
Synonymencirclement
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowernaval blockadeThe interdiction of a nation's lines of communication at sea by the use of naval power
siege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadeThe action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
Broadermilitary action, actionA military engagement
Spanishbloqueo
Verbsblockadeimpose a blockade on
English > blockade: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningprevents access or progress.
Broaderobstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimentaAny structure that makes progress difficult
Spanishbloqueo, estorbo, obstrucción
Catalanbloqueig, destorb, obstacle, obstrucció
Verbsblockadeobstruct access to
blockaderender unsuitable for passage
English > blockade: 6 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninghinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsobstruct, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass
Narrowerbottleneckslow down or impede by creating an obstruction
checkBlock or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
filibusterobstruct deliberately by delaying
hangprevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
stonewallobstruct or hinder any discussion
Broaderprevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbidKeep from happening / happening or arising
Spanishapenar, bloquear, dificultar, entorpecer, estorbar, impedir, obstaculizar, obstruir
Catalandificultar, obstaculitzar, obstruir
English > blockade: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningRender unsuitable for passage.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsbarricade, block, stop, block off, block up, bar
Narrowerclosebar access to
shut off, block off, close offblock off the passage through
Broaderobstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upBlock passage through
Similar toobstruct, blockshut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight
Spanishbloquear, obstruir
Catalanblocar, bloquejar, obstruir
Nounsblockadeprevents access or progress
English > blockade: 6 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaningobstruct access to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymblock off
Broaderobstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upBlock passage through
Spanishbloquear, cortar
Catalanbarrar el pas, tallar
Nounsblockadeprevents access or progress
English > blockade: 6 senses > verb 4, competition
Meaningimpose a blockade on.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymseal off
Broaderbesiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumventSurround so as to force to give up
Spanishbloquear, cerrar
Nounsblockadea war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy / enemy

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