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Another word for hurdle

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Noun
  1. Something that impedes or prevents entry or passage

      1. Something resembling a wall in appearance or function, as the side or inside surface of a container or body cavity
      2. An extreme or desperate condition or position, such as defeat or ruin:
      3. Something resembling a wall in impenetrability or strength:
      1. A gallery, deck, or loft crossing from one side of a building to the other.
      2. A lateral movement, as of a lathe tool across a piece of wood.
      3. A parapet or wall of earth, etc. across a rampart or trench
      1. (Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
      2. A device such as a key for closing the hole on a wind instrument.
      3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped:
      1. A break, pull, or tear in fabric.
      2. A pulled thread in knitted material, causing a loop at the point where it is caught
      3. A piece, part, or point that sticks out, esp. one that is sharp or rough, as the broken end of a tree limb
      1. Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
      2. (Sports) The act of impeding another player in violation of the rules, as when a player impedes the progress of an opponent not in possession of the puck in ice hockey.
      3. The act of obstructing:
      1. Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
      2. Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
      1. A speech defect; stutter, lisp, stammer, etc.
      2. Anything preventing the making of a legal contract, esp. of a marriage contract
      3. A physical defect, especially one that interferes with speech.
      1. Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
      2. The state or act of hindering something
      3. Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
      1. A large basket, usually with a cover, as for laundry
      2. Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
      1. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
      2. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
      3. A shoe, sandal, etc. with a thick, usually wooden, sole: light clogs are used in clog dancing
      1. A blocking or being blocked
      2. Something that blocks, or obstructs; obstacle
      3. A thing that is blocking
      1. Sudden cessation of speech or a thought process without an immediate observable cause, sometimes considered a consequence of repression; mental block.
      2. A mold or form on which an item is shaped or displayed:
      3. One of a set of small wooden or plastic pieces, such as a cube, bar, or cylinder, used as a building toy.
      1. A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
      2. A movable gate that keeps racehorses in line before the start of a race.
      3. A thing that prevents passage or approach; obstruction, as a fence, wall, etc.
      1. A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
      2. A usually temporary structure set up to restrict or control the movement of people or conveyances:
      3. A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
      1. (Music) A vertical line drawn through a staff to mark off a measure.
      2. Any piece of wood, metal, etc. longer than it is wide or thick, often used as a barrier, fastening, lever, etc.; specif., one of a series of such pieces enclosing a cage, jail cell, etc.
      3. (Zool.) Either of the ends of the wall of a horse's hoof, curving inward toward the center of the sole
    See also:

    open

    help

Verb
  1. To pass by or over safely or successfully

      1. (Obs.) To surpass or exceed; go beyond
      2. To overcome (an obstacle, for example); triumph over.
      3. To get the better of; conquer; overcome
      1. To arrange or settle by discussion and mutual agreement:
      2. To succeed in accomplishing or managing:
      3. To confer with another or others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement:
      1. (Informal) All the way; completely:
      2. To become clear, unclouded, etc.
      3. In a clear manner; so as to be clear
    See also:

    thrive

  2. To move off the ground by a muscular effort of the legs and feet

      1. To build in the form of a vault
      2. To jump or leap, especially with the use of the hands or a pole.
      3. To jump, leap, or spring, as over a barrier or from one position to another, esp. with the help of the hands supported on the barrier, etc., or with the aid of a long pole
      1. To move suddenly, especially because of being resilient or moved by a spring:
      2. To stretch (a spring, etc.) beyond the point where it will spring back fully
      3. To release from a checked or inoperative position:
      1. To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
      2. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
      3. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using one's leg muscles; jump; spring
      1. To leave (a course), especially through mishap:
      2. To leap upon; spring aboard
      3. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using the leg muscles; leap; spring
    See also:

    rise

    move

Another word for hurdle

Noun
  1. A physical barrier

      1. A shutting off of a port or region of a belligerent state by the troops or ships of the enemy in order to prevent passage in or out in time of war
      2. The force that maintains a blockade
      3. The isolation of a nation, area, city, or harbor by hostile ships or forces in order to prevent the entrance and exit of traffic and commerce.
      1. An earthen embankment, especially one used as a fortification.
      2. Any structure made from earth; especially an embankment or rampart used as a fortification
      3. A work of art, usually massive in scale, incorporating a natural feature of an area, as a groove sculpted into a desert mesa or a wheat field planted in geometric patterns
      1. A barrier thrown up hastily for defense, as in street fighting
      2. A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
      3. A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
    See also:

    barrier

  2. Something in one's way

      1. The condition of being obstructed:
      2. The act of obstructing:
      3. (Sports) The act of impeding another player in violation of the rules, as when a player impedes the progress of an opponent not in possession of the puck in ice hockey.
      1. Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
      2. Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
      1. A complicated condition or structure; complex, involved, or confused relationship of parts
      2. A factor, condition, or element that complicates.
      3. A secondary disease, an accident, or a negative reaction occurring during the course of an illness and usually aggravating the illness.
Verb
  1. See also:

    jump