Synonyms of block in English:



  • 2 an apartment block
    building, complex, structure, development
  • 3 a block of shares
    batch, group, set, quantity


Back to top  
  • 1 weeds can block drainage ditches
    clog (up), stop up, choke, plug, obstruct, gum up, dam up, congest, jam, close
    informal gunge up
    technical occlude
    weeds can block drainage ditches
    [Antonyms] open
  • 3 he blocked a shot on the goal line
    stop, deflect, fend off, hold off, repel, parry, repulse


block something off

the bridge was blocked off close upshut offseal offbarricadebarobstruct

block something out

trees blocked out the light concealkeep outblot outexcludeobliterateblank outstop

More definitions of block

Definition of block in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody