HyperDic: obstructor

English > 2 senses of the word obstructor:
NOUNperson obstructor, obstructionist, obstructer, resister, thwartersomeone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
artifactobstructor, obstruction, obstructer, impediment, impedimentaany structure that makes progress difficult
English > obstructor: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take.
Synonymsobstructionist, obstructer, resister, thwarter
Narrowernaysayersomeone with an aggressively negative attitude
stonewallerOne who stonewalls or refuses to answer or cooperate
Broaderdisputant, controversialist, eristicA person who disputes
Spanishobstruccionista
Catalanobstruccionista
Verbsobstructhinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
English > obstructor: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAny structure that makes progress difficult.
Synonymsobstruction, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta
NarrowerbarAn obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal
barrierA structure or object that impedes free movement
blockadeprevents access or progress
blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppageAn obstruction in a pipe or tube
hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interferenceAny obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
obstacleAn obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)
tumblerA movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishimpedimento, obstáculo, obstrucción
Catalanimpediment, obstacle, obstrucció
Verbsobstructblock passage through

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict