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Synonyms for block out

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  1. block out(verb)

    plan where and when songs should be inserted into a theatrical production, or plan a theatrical production in general

    screen, mask

  2. screen, block out(verb)

    prevent from entering

    "block out the strong sunlight"

    test, sieve, riddle, screen, sort, shield, mask, screen out

  3. mask, block out(verb)

    shield from light

    cloak, dissemble, disguise, screen, mask

  4. block out(verb)

    indicate roughly

    "We sketched out our plan"

    screen, mask

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  1. Jose Luis Dominguez:

    (Uber) shouldn't be operating. Passengers shouldn't be using it, but...ignoring that it exists would be like trying to block out the sun with your finger.

  2. Alex Young:

    Annular eclipses are similar to total eclipses in that the moon, Earth and sun are aligned so that the moon moves directly in front of the Sun as viewed from Earth, but a total eclipse does not happen, that is the moon does not completely block out the visible disk of the sun because the moon is farther away and so its apparent size in the sky is [ slightly ] smaller than the sun. This means that a tiny ring of annulus of the solar disk is visible around the moon.

  3. Nate Lashley:

    I'll try to block out all the distractions, all the exemptions and everything that comes along with winning, because it's a life-changing event, i'm hitting my irons great, driving it well. I'm just going to continue that tomorrow and see what happens.

  4. Hua Chunying:

    I believe the action of these few representatives are an expression of extreme arrogance and an extreme lack of self-confidence, actually the whole world can see very clearly that the real intent of the United States is to employ its state apparatus in every conceivable way to suppress and block out China's high-tech companies.

  5. Ritu Phogat:

    The Phogat sisters struggled to fit into society, the Phogat sisters family was surrounded by naysayers in those early days, but The Phogat sisters had each other for support. Together The Phogat sisters found a way to block out all the outside noise.

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