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Synonyms of blockading

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

Adjective


1. blockading, preventive (vs. permissive), preventative

usage: blocking entrance to and exit from seaports and harbors; "the blockading ships prevented delivery of munitions"

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