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Synonyms for blockade
blɒˈkeɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blockade, encirclementnoun

    a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy

    Synonyms:
    encirclement

  2. blockadeverb

    prevents access or progress

    Synonyms:
    encirclement

  3. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrassverb

    hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

    "His brother blocked him at every turn"

    Synonyms:
    block up, lug, immobilize, seal off, obturate, handicap, jam, block off, close up, blank out, freeze, abash, obstruct, deflect, parry, embarrass, kibosh, draw a blank, hamper, hinder, impede, block, forget, stop, stuff, stymy, immobilise, bar, occlude, barricade, halt, choke up, stymie

  4. barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, barverb

    render unsuitable for passage

    "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"

    Synonyms:
    debar, block up, banish, lug, cease, immobilize, seal off, relegate, obturate, hold on, give up, jam, arrest, block off, close up, end, blank out, freeze, finish, obstruct, terminate, deflect, parry, embarrass, hold back, kibosh, lay off, draw a blank, stop over, hinder, break, impede, block, shut off, forget, exclude, stop, stuff, stymy, break off, turn back, immobilise, bar, occlude, barricade, discontinue, halt, contain, close off, barricado, choke up, intercept, stymie, quit, check

  5. blockade, block offverb

    obstruct access to

    Synonyms:
    stop, stymy, bar, embarrass, stymie, barricade, shut off, seal off, block up, block off, hinder, block, obstruct, close off

  6. blockade, seal offverb

    impose a blockade on

    Synonyms:
    stop, stymy, seal, bar, embarrass, stymie, barricade, seal off, block up, block off, hinder, block, obstruct

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blockadeverb

    Synonyms:
    close (as ports, so as to prevent egress or ingress), block, shut up, stop up

  2. blockadenoun

    Synonyms:
    closure (as of a port), shutting up, blocking up

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. blockade

    Synonyms:
    See Block, Neuromuscular blockade

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How to use blockade in a sentence?

  1. Boston Children Hospital:

    To date, most children affected have done well. Treatments have included anticoagulation, IV immunoglobulin, IL-1 or IL-6 blockade, and corticosteroids. Some children have only needed supportive care.

  2. Joey Allaham:

    When the blockade happened they (Qatar) had no presence on the Hill.

  3. Pedro Sanchez:

    What is going to break is the blockade of a progressive government democratically elected by the Spanish people.

  4. President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi:

    You are aware of the human tragedy of our people, and this is due to the blockade imposed by the militias.

  5. An Israeli official:

    The difficulty right now is in getting a commitment that there won’t be any (Palestinian) shooting whatsoever. The demands of Israel are mainly to do with easing the blockade and (restrictions at) border crossings.

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