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Meaning & Definition of Blockade in English

English

Blockade

/blɑked/

noun

1. A war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy

    synonym:
  • blockade
  • ,
  • encirclement

2. Prevents access or progress

    synonym:
  • blockade

verb

1. Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

  • "His brother blocked him at every turn"
    synonym:
  • obstruct
  • ,
  • blockade
  • ,
  • block
  • ,
  • hinder
  • ,
  • stymie
  • ,
  • stymy
  • ,
  • embarrass

2. Render unsuitable for passage

  • "Block the way"
  • "Barricade the streets"
  • "Stop the busy road"
    synonym:
  • barricade
  • ,
  • block
  • ,
  • blockade
  • ,
  • stop
  • ,
  • block off
  • ,
  • block up
  • ,
  • bar

3. Obstruct access to

    synonym:
  • blockade
  • ,
  • block off

4. Impose a blockade on

    synonym:
  • blockade
  • ,
  • seal off