The definition of an obstacle is something that gets in the way or that slows or stops progress.
Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
To strengthen or enrich (food, for example), as by adding vitamins.
To subject to a blockade
Any solid piece of material used to strengthen or support
A wall or embankment raised as a defensive fortification; a rampart.
(Intransitive, equestrianism) to jump over a fence
To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
To divide or separate with or as if with a wall. Often used with off:
Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
(Sports) To attempt to retain a title, or attempt to reach the same stage in a competition as one did in the previous edition of that competition.
To fortify, protect, or surround with a stockade.
A shoe, sandal, etc. with a thick, usually wooden, sole: light clogs are used in clog dancing
Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
The definition of an impediment is an obstacle or something that prevents action.
An unexpected or hidden obstacle, difficulty, etc.
A pleading in common law denying an allegation of fact in an adversary’s pleading or contesting that the adversary lacked adequate knowledge to make such an allegation in the first place. See also denial.
The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
To become open
To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
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Find another word for barricade. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for barricade, like: obstruct, obstacle, bar, obstruction, fortify, barrier, blockade, block, hurdle, bulwark and fence.