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A usually temporary structure set up to restrict or control the movement of people or conveyances:
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  1. A usually temporary structure set up to restrict or control the movement of people or conveyances:
  2. A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
  3. A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
(Military) The isolation of a target by the formation of a blockade around it
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  1. (Military) The isolation of a target by the formation of a blockade around it
  2. The act of encircling or the state of being encircled
A ridgelike mound of sand, gravel or silt formed within a stream, along its banks, or at its mouth. Bars form where the stream's current slows down, causing sediment to be deposited.
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  1. A ridgelike mound of sand, gravel or silt formed within a stream, along its banks, or at its mouth. Bars form where the stream's current slows down, causing sediment to be deposited.
  2. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. To prevent, prohibit, or act as a bar to. In bar. As a bar to an action. For example, if a defendant in a criminal action was acquitted earlier of the same charges that he is now accused, he may plead double jeopardy in bar. At bar. Now before the court. For example, an action that is before the court may be referred to as the case at bar. The legal profession in general. A group of attorneys admitted to practice law in a particular jurisdiction or before a particular court or who practice in a common field or area of expertise in the law. The railing in a courtroom that separates the area used by the judge, lawyers, and court personnel to conduct judicial business from the seating provided for observers. See also bench.
  3. Something that impedes or prevents action or progress:
(Obsolete) A seat, especially a throne.
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  1. (Obsolete) A seat, especially a throne.
  2. The encirclement of a fortified place by an opposing armed force intending to take it, usually by blockade and bombardment
  3. A prolonged period, as of illness:
The fact or state of beleaguering; a state of blockade or siege.
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  1. The fact or state of beleaguering; a state of blockade or siege.
The act of besieging, or the state of being besieged.
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  1. The act of besieging, or the state of being besieged.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
A military siege.
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  1. A military siege.
  2. A commitment, as of time or support.
  3. (Finance) A placement of capital in expectation of deriving income or profit from its use.
A long, distressing or wearying period
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  1. A long, distressing or wearying period
  2. The encirclement of a fortified place by an opposing armed force intending to take it, usually by blockade and bombardment
  3. A prolonged period, as of illness:
To besiege by encircling, as with an army
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  1. To besiege by encircling, as with an army
  2. To beset, as with difficulties; harass
  3. To surround with troops; besiege:
To trouble persistently; harass.
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  1. To trouble persistently; harass.
  2. To attack from all sides; harass or besiege
  3. To cover or set thickly with; stud
To harass or overwhelm, as with requests:
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  1. To harass or overwhelm, as with requests:
  2. To beset or surround with armed forces for the purpose of compelling to surrender, to lay siege to, beleaguer.
  3. (Figuratively) To beleaguer, lay siege to, beset.
To place money in an income-producing opportunity.
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  1. To place money in an income-producing opportunity.
  2. To commit (money or capital) in order to gain a financial return:
  3. To spend or devote for future advantage or benefit:
  1. Besiege
  2. To subject to a siege; besiege:
Find another word for blockade. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for blockade, like: barricade, encirclement, bar, siege, barrier, beleaguerment, besiegement, investment, siege, beleaguer and beset.