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Synonyms for blockade
blɒˈkeɪdblock·ade

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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. Billy Ray Morris:

    It is almost guaranteed to be one of those three blockade runners, this one is spot on for where one of those runners ought to be. It’s the right shape.

  2. Justin Trudeau:

    Individuals are trying to blockade our economy, our democracy, and our fellow citizens' daily lives. It has to stop, it's clear these disruptions have broadened in scope beyond the vaccine requirement implementation.

  3. Pedro Sanchez:

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

  4. President Raul Castro:

    Now, a long and complex process begins toward the normalization of relations that will only be achieved with the end of the economic, commercial and financial blockade.

  5. Gaza Sweden:

    Ship to Gaza Sweden protest against this flagrant abuse of the freedom of navigation, israel's repeated acts of piracy in international waters are worrying signs that the occupation and blockade policy extends to the entire eastern Mediterranean.


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