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Synonyms for blockade
blɒˈkeɪdblock·ade

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  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, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. blockade

    Synonyms:
    See Block, Neuromuscular blockade

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How to use blockade in a sentence?

  1. Jason Kenney:

    This kind of conduct is totally unacceptable, assaulting law enforcement officers who are simply doing their job to maintain public safety and the rule of law is completely unacceptable and without hesitation I condemn those actions, and I call for calm amongst anybody who feels sympathetic to those engaged in this blockade, please stay away from the area, please do not further intensify an already difficult situation.

  2. Justin Trudeau:

    Individuals are trying to blockade our economy, our democracy, and our fellow citizens' daily lives. It has to stop.

  3. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov:

    We call for the lifting of the (U.S.) trade and financial blockade of Cuba as soon as possible.

  4. Fox News:

    He could blockade the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, he could launch a full-throttle assault on Kyiv, which we would obviously see. He could also use his Spetsnaz guys, special forces guys — and they're inside Ukraine already — to topple this Zelensky government. That's also an option.

  5. Stephane Travert:

    This blockade cannot be the solution to the discussion that we are going to have. This blockade is illegal. It is not by blocking refineries that we are going to find adequate solutions.


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