Synonyms of block in English:



  • 1 a block of cheese
  • 2 an apartment block
    building, complex, structure, development
  • 3 a block of shares
    batch, group, set, quantity
  • 4 a block to reasoned public debate
    [Antonyms] aid
  • 5 a block in the pipe
    blockage, obstruction, stoppage, clog, congestion, occlusion, clot
  • 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
    [Antonyms] open
  • 2 picket lines blocked access to the factory
    [Antonyms] facilitate
  • 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 offclose upshut offseal offbarricadebarobstruct

    block something out

    trees blocked out the lightconcealkeep outblot outexcludeobliterateblank outstop

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