Obstacle synonyms and antonyms

ŏb'stə-kəl

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The definition of a barrier is anything, either natural or manmade, that keeps something from passing through.
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The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions; death.
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The definition of a blockade is a shutting off or a blocking.
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A beneficial factor or combination of factors:
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(Countable) The act of catching an object in motion, especially a ball. syn. transl.
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A substantial, often approximately cuboid, piece of any substance.
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A dead or partly dead tree that is still standing.
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The state or act of hindering something
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The definition of an impediment is an obstacle or something that prevents action.
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Something which helps; a material source of help.
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The definition of a hitch is a something used to connect or an obstacle.
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An artificial barrier, variously constructed, over which athletes or horses jump in a race.
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Unpredictable changes or variations that keep occurring in life, fortune, etc.; shifting circumstances; ups and downs
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A useful or valuable quality, person, or thing; an advantage or resource:
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Good wishes or approval
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(Usually uncountable) One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise.
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An obstruction.
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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.
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A temporary increase in a quantity, as shown in a graph.
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(Soccer) The act of kicking a ball away from the goal one is defending.
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The definition of a stumbling block is an obstacle or problem in the way of some desired aim.
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The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.
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A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
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A shoe, sandal, etc. with a thick, usually wooden, sole: light clogs are used in clog dancing
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Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
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An unobstructed area of land or water:
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The definition of a bar is something that is rectangular in shape.
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A restricting or being restricted
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An allowance of a certain amount of time or distance in starting, granted in a race (other contest of skill) to the competitor possessing disadvantages; or an additional weight or other hindrance imposed upon the one possessing advantages, in order to equalize, as much as possible, the chances of success.
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A device intended to block the path of a moving object; as, a door stop.
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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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Something that is difficult, as a hard problem or an obstacle or objection
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