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Synonyms for blockade

Noun

1. blockade, encirclement, military action, action
usage: a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy
2. blockade, obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta
usage: prevents access or progress

Verb

1. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
usage: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
2. barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar, obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up
usage: render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
3. blockade, block off, obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up
usage: obstruct access to
4. blockade, seal off, besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumvent
usage: impose a blockade on
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