HyperDic: congest

English > 1 sense of the word congest:
VERBcontactcongest, clog, choke off, clog up, back up, choke, foulbecome or cause to become obstructed
congest > pronunciation
Soundskahnjheh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > congest: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
MeaningBecome or cause to become obstructed.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsclog, choke off, clog up, back up, choke, foul
Narrowercrap upBecome obstructed or chocked up
gum upstick together as if with gum
silt up, siltBecome chocked with silt
stuff, lug, choke up, blockobstruct
Broaderobstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upBlock passage through
OppositeunclogBecome or cause to become unobstructed
Spanishasfixiar, atascar, atorar, atrancar, congestionar, empantanar, obstruir
Catalanasfixiar, embussar-se, embussar, empantanar, empantanegar-se, encallar-se, encallar, enfangar, obstruir, tapar-se
Adjectivescongestiverelating to or affected by an abnormal collection of blood or other fluid
Nounscongestionexcessive crowding

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