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Synonyms for clog
klɒg, klɔgclog

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. clog

    To hinder is to keep from action, progress, motion, or growth, or to make such action, progress, motion, or growth later in beginning or completion than it would otherwise have been. An action is prevented by anything that comes in before it to make it impossible; it is hindered by anything that keeps it from either beginning or ending so soon as it otherwise would, or as expected or intended. It is more common, however, to say that the start is delayed, the progress hindered. An action that is hindered does not take place at the appointed or appropriate time; that which is prevented does not take place at all; to hinder a thing long enough may amount to preventing it. A railroad-train may be hindered by a snow-storm from arriving on time; it may by special order be prevented from starting. To retard is simply to make slow by any means whatever. To obstruct is to hinder, or possibly to prevent advance or passage by putting something in the way; to oppose or resist is to hinder, or possibly to prevent by directly contrary or hostile action, resist being the stronger term and having more suggestion of physical force; obstructed roads hinder the march of an enemy, tho there may be no force strong enough to oppose it; one opposes a measure, a motion, an amendment, or the like; it is a criminal offense to resist an officer in the discharge of his duty; the physical system may resist the attack of disease or the action of a remedy. Compare CONQUER; IMPEDIMENT; OBSTRUCT.

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    baffle, balk, bar, block, check, counteract, delay, embarrass, encumber, foil, frustrate, hamper, hinder, impede, interrupt, obstruct, oppose, prevent, resist, retard, stay, stop, thwart

    Hinder one in his progress; from acting promptly; by opposition.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. clog, geta, patten, sabotnoun

    footwear usually with wooden soles

    wooden shoe, geta, patten, clog dancing, sabot, clog dance


  2. clognoun

    any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction

    geta, patten, clog dancing, sabot, clog dance


  3. clog dance, clog dancing, clogverb

    a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps

    geta, patten, clog dancing, sabot, clog dance


  4. clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foulverb

    become or cause to become obstructed

    "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"

    contaminate, drop dead, strangle, pop off, gag, buy the farm, give-up the ghost, clot, choke, foul, throttle, support, cash in one's chips, fret, befoul, kick the bucket, expire, choke off, back, pass away, perish, croak, conk, asphyxiate, defile, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, maculate, back down, go, choke down, constipate, pass, exit, back off, die, pollute, suffocate, overload, congest, scrag, stifle, choke back


  5. clogverb

    dance a clog dance

    overload, back up, choke off, foul, constipate, clot, clog up, congest, choke


  6. clogverb

    impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden

    "horses were clogged until they were tamed"

    overload, back up, choke off, foul, constipate, clot, clog up, congest, choke


  7. clog, constipateverb

    impede with a clog or as if with a clog

    "The market is being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is constipated today"

    overload, back up, choke off, foul, constipate, clot, clog up, congest, choke, bind


  8. clog, clotverb

    coalesce or unite in a mass

    "Blood clots"

    overload, back up, choke off, curdle, foul, constipate, clot, clog up, coagulate, clabber, congest, choke


  9. clog, overloadverb

    fill to excess so that function is impaired

    "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details"

    overload, back up, choke off, overcharge, foul, constipate, clot, clog up, congest, choke, surcharge


Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. clogverb

    trammel, shackle, fetter

  2. clogverb

    obstruct, impede, hinder, restrain, embarrass, cumber, encumber, CLAM

  3. clognoun

    trammel, fetter, shackle, drag weight, dead weight

  4. clognoun

    impediment, encumbrance, hinderance, obstacle, obstruction, check, drawback

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. clognoun

    shackle, dragweight, deadweight, encumbrance, sabot, chopine

  2. clogverb

    impede, hamper, encumber, restrain, obstruct

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "clog":

    hoof, obstruct

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How to use clog in a sentence?

  1. Larry Orton:

    It could be easily equipped to handle drainline stoppages, we have a number of different snakes—some with cameras, some with extended cables—that we use, depending on the clog. We could fit all the snakes and some repair materials on the City Express, along with a larger sewer machine and pressure-jetting equipment. I would rig the van with a winch to help unload the heavier equipment and bins for materials. And the dual side doors make access from either side excellent. You don’t need to crawl all over everything to get what you need. It would be the ideal specialized vehicle for that.

  2. Dale Wilcox:

    It also provides yet another incentive for more illegal aliens to come and will further clog up our immigration courts, some of the most backed up in the nation.

  3. Charles A. Stoddard:

    When we can say "no" not only to things that are wrong and sinful, but also to things pleasant, profitable, and good which would hinder and clog our grand duties and our chief work, we shall understand more fully what life is worth, and how to make the most of it.

  4. Saj Khan:

    Dr Homer said. The laser treats only the iris and does not enter the pupil or treat any portion of the inside of the eye where the nerves affecting the vision are located. The company is still in the fundraising stage but hopes to have completed clinical trials within several years. And the cost of turning your brown eyes blue ? Dr Homer says Stroma Medical would charge around $ 5,000( £ 3,120) for the procedure. Industry skepticism Industry reaction to the process has been muted. Ophthalmologists who deal with people's eyes, Dr Homer concedes, have every right to be skeptical for the simple fact they are dealing with one of the most sensitive organs in the human body. Saj Khan, an ophthalmologist at the London Eye Hospital, told CNN the treatment raised some red flags. ' The main concern with any procedure that involves releasing pigment inside the eye is that the pigment can clog up the normal drainage channels which can in turn cause the pressure inside the eye to go up, if that happens significantly enough, for long enough, it's how patients develop glaucoma.

  5. Venu Menon:

    While these symptoms lack specificity they will empower more people to alert EMS, on the flip side, a large proportion of worried well may also clog up limited EMS services if an alarmist approach is taken.

Translations for clog

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  • препятствие, преча, задръствам, пречкаBulgarian
  • esclopCatalan, Valencian
  • ucpatCzech
  • træskoDanish
  • βουλώνω, εμποδίζω, τσόκαρο, εμπόδιο, φράζω, ξυλοπάπουτσοGreek
  • congestionar, bloqueo, atascar, obstrucción, atorar, obstruir, zueco, azolvar, bloquearSpanish
  • puukenkäFinnish
  • tuflaFaroese
  • sabot, bouchonFrench
  • tacht, paitíní, bac, calc, paitínIrish
  • klumpaHungarian
  • tréskór, klossi, stífla, hnallurIcelandic
  • zoccolo, tappo, ostruire, ostruzione, intasare, intasamentoItalian
  • 방해물Korean
  • klikataLatvian
  • kūkā, taipuru, whakaapi, kūtāMāori
  • кломпаMacedonian
  • verstopping, klompDutch
  • zapychać, zapchać, drewniakPolish
  • obstrução, tamanco, entupirPortuguese
  • înfundaRomanian
  • препя́тствие, засори́ть, забива́ть, сабо́, засоря́ть, заби́ть, засо́р, про́бкаRussian
  • träskoSwedish

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