Synonyms of block in English:

block

noun

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

verb

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  • 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

Phrases

block something off

the bridge was blocked off close upshut offseal offbarricadebarobstruct

block something out

trees blocked out the light concealkeep outblot outexcludeobliterateblank outstop

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