Block synonyms

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An article in a magazine, newspaper, etc.
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(Informal) A person who is square
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(Computing) A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.
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A layer or deposit of compacted matter:
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Anything having more or less this shape
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A thin broad piece cut from a larger object:
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(Geom.) A part of a figure, esp. of a circle or sphere, marked off or made separate by a line or plane, as a part of a circular area bounded by an arc and its chord
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A shaped, usually rounded or oblong, mass of food:
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A lump or chunk, especially of earth or clay.
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An oblong piece or mass of something solid
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A mass of metal, such as a bar or block, that is cast in a standard shape for convenient storage or shipment.
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Something with an oblong shape.
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A distinct area of a town, county, or country:
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An end portion of a roll of carpeting, fabric, or yarn.
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(Slang) A physically attractive man, usually with a well-developed physique.
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The area between streets
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The people living, working, or habitually gathering in or along a street:
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The smallest part of a town enclosed by streets.
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The point or set of points where one line, surface, or solid crosses another.
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Something that hinders; an impediment.
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Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
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Expense; cost:
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The equipment used in a particular activity, especially in fishing; gear.
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A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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(Hockey) The fair block of an opponent who has the puck by bumping with the body, shoulder to hip, from the front or side
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In sports, an obstruction to a move or play
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In sports, an obstruction to a move or play
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In sports, an obstruction to a move or play
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In sports, an obstruction to a move or play
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In sports, an obstruction to a move or play
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A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
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(--- R.C.Ch.) Anything making marriage or ordination invalid or illicit
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An object or figure having or represented as having length, breadth, and thickness
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A massive object
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An outside piece cut from a log when squaring it for lumber.
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The number that is raised to a particular power in a given mathematical expression. In the expression an, a is the base.
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A wheel or disk with a grooved rim, especially one used as a pulley.
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A water wheel.
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A group of flags raised together as a signal.
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A pulley
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A pulley
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A swell or rise in the ground
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(By extension) A dangerous predicament or situation.
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A reusable solderless device used to build a (usually temporary) prototype of an electronic circuit and for experimenting with circuit designs.
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A board used for serving cheeses.
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An abbreviated list, as of contents; a synopsis.
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Designating or of a thick slab made by gluing together strips of hardwood, as maple or oak, used for counter and table tops, etc.
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Chopping board
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Place of execution
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(Brit.) A method of limiting Parliamentary debate on a bill by voting at previously fixed times on specific sections of it
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A raised platform on which criminals are executed, as by hanging
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Execution by burning. Used with the:
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A plant or shrub resembling a tree in form or size.
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Any of various modifications of the cross design, such as a Latin cross or Maltese cross.
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A structure like a gallows, from which bodies of criminals already executed were hung and exposed to public scorn
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To hinder (progress, an activity, etc.); impede
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To impede
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To keep from happening; make impossible by prior action; hinder
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To impede
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In sports, to impede a play
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In sports, to impede a play
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In sports, to impede a play
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To continue a course of action, especially in spite of difficulties:
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To direct or conduct (one's life, the course of events, etc.)
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To make into a different shape
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To form (something) out of a fluid or plastic material:
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Affected by a psychological block
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Having an obstructed flow; blocked.
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Of the nature of an impediment; hindering or obstructing.
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That tends to occlude.
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The process of occluding.
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The act of repressing; state of being repressed.
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A process in which a person consciously excludes anxiety-producing thoughts, feelings, or memories.
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To add on or attach, as a smaller thing to a larger; append
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To keep someone in (out), using a blockade, especially ships in a port
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To set up a blockade against:
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To protect by shielding; defend
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To hinder; impede
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To keep back or confine by or as by a dam
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To prevent or discourage (an action or behavior):
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(Law) To impede or prohibit by estoppel.
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To put a person into (an office, position, etc.)
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To wrap (strands of hair) in pieces of foil in order to isolate them after bleach or color has been applied.
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To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in:
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To keep from moving or acting freely; hinder; impede; encumber
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To retard or obstruct the progress of.
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To hold back or keep from some action, feeling, etc.; check or repress
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To stop, deflect, or interrupt the progress or intended course of:
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To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
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To force air upward from the Earth's surface, as when a cold front overtakes and undercuts a warm front.
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(Rare) To block or obstruct (the pores, bowels, etc.)
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To set as an opposite in position:
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To give the main features or various aspects of; summarize:
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To deflect or ward off a thrust or blow.
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(Slang) To hit with the fist
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To arrange or put in a row or rows
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To put an end to; stifle; stamp out
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(--- Sports) To hit (a volleyball) in a spike.
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(Chiefly Brit.) To obstruct a debate, negotiation, etc.; esp., to filibuster
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To block up (a passage, road, pipe, etc.) so as to make impassable; obstruct
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To stub (a toe or foot).
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To block; impede
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To hinder, obstruct, frustrate, or defeat (a person, plans, etc.)
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To split or force apart with or as if with a wedge:
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An obstruction.
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(Sports) A light portable barrier over which competitors must leap in certain races.
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A break, pull, or tear in fabric.
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A gallery, deck, or loft crossing from one side of a building to the other.
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Something resembling a wall in appearance or function, as the side or inside surface of a container or body cavity
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The foremost or leading position:
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(Informal, former) The head; pate
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A meat paste or spread
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A report or record of the results of this
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Any of various other plants or their seeds or fruits, especially those suggestive of beans such as the coffee bean or vanilla bean.
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(Brit.) The nose
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A geodesic dome.
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A unit of liquid measure equal to one quarter of a pint.
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A flat, narrow strip of dry dough, usually made with egg and served in soup, baked in casseroles, etc.
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(Music) A ridge of wood at the top of the fingerboard or neck of a stringed instrument, over which the strings pass.
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(Intransitive) To be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe, for instance food or other objects that go down the wrong way.
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To engage at close quarters:
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To become congested.
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To restrain or check; hold back:
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To cut off from sight.
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To keep oneself out of sight; conceal oneself
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To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
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To test or examine for the presence of disease or infection:
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To take cover; find shelter.
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To cut off from sight.
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The act by which something is blocked; an obstruction.
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a platform from which an auctioneer sells
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(Geol.) The vertical distance between the highest point of an anticlinal structure and the lowest contour that encircles it
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The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped; a halt:
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A simple machine consisting essentially of a wheel with a grooved rim in which a pulled rope or chain can run to change the direction of the pull and thereby lift a load.
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a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
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(Psychology) Inability to continue a train of thought.
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To cause to congeal or stiffen from extreme cold:
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To impede movement or use of:
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Alternative spelling of immobilize.
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To lose (facts, knowledge, etc.) from the mind; fail to recall; be unable to remember
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be unable to remember
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(Idiomatic) To be unable to produce a required piece of information.
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To block, congest, or clog:
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To make (something) deviate from its original path.
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To close or obstruct.
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block passage through
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(Intransitive) to be completely blocked or obstructed.
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To pack, cram, or crowd (something) into a container, etc.
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To move along by jerks or as if under a heavy burden.
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obstruct
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Alternative spelling of stymie.
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To make more difficult; complicate
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To stop; pause:
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stop from happening or developing
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A decade or the numbers from 40 to 49:
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A simpleton
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(Finance) An ownership interest in one or more companies' stock.
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(Colloquial) A lot; a great deal; tons; loads.
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