To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
Barricade means to put up a barrier to shut something in or out.
To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
To delay action; be a hindrance
(Rare) Obstructing; esp., blocking a passage of the body
The definition of a barrier is anything, either natural or manmade, that keeps something from passing through.
(Biology) An abrupt and severe reduction in the number of individuals during the history of a species of a population, often resulting in the loss of diversity from the gene pool.
The definition of an impasse is something from which there is no escape or solution.
The definition of an impediment is an obstacle or something that prevents action.
Objects, such as provisions or baggage, that impede or encumber.
The definition of an obstacle is something that gets in the way or that slows or stops progress.
Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
An obstruction in a passageway, especially of the body.
(Med.) A narrowing, or constriction, of a passage, duct, opening, etc.
The act of strangling or strangulating.
Stricture is a restriction or sharp criticism.
An obstacle, hindrance, or difficulty standing in the way of progress or understanding
The condition of being subverted.
To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
To beset is to harass or have trouble on an ongoing basis from multiple sources or from all sides.
To prevent (something or someone) from passing.
To set up a blockade against:
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To hinder or check, as growth, expansion, progress, etc.; to stifle.
To fill or stop up:
To fill to excess; overcrowd
To gash (the flesh of a fish, etc.) so as to make the muscles contract and stay firm in cooking
To keep back or confine by or as by a dam
To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
To encumber is defined as to restrain, weigh down, hinder or obstruct.
To keep from being successful; thwart; frustrate
To cause to be inconvenienced; disturb.
Inhibit is defined as to hold back or keep something from happening.
To break in upon (a person) who is speaking, working, etc.; stop or hinder
Occlude is defined as to hide, block or close.
(Rare) To block or obstruct (the pores, bowels, etc.)
To set as an opposite in position:
To deflect or ward off (a fencing thrust, for example).
To hinder, delay, or slow the advance or progress of
To separate or sift out (fine particles of sand, for example) by means of a sieve or screen.
To shroud is to wrap someone in special burial clothing or to conceal something from view.
(Informal) To engage in delaying tactics; stall:
To hinder or obstruct as with a stymie
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
The definition of aid means to provide help or to provide some item or advice that will make something easier or that will solve a problem.
(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
To assist in further development or progress:
To offer help or advice regarding (a product or service).
To actively, knowingly, and/or intentionally aid, encourage, incite, instigate, or otherwise support the commission of an act.
To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
To bog is to sink, slow or become stuck, usually to "bog down."
Hide is defined as to conceal something, oneself, or others.
To make dim, indistinct, or impossible to see:
To cut off from sight
To become open
Show is defined as to bring into view, teach, or display.
To close or obstruct.
To jam is defined as to shove in so something gets stuck, to squeeze into a tight space, or is a causal term for playing music.
Free means to release or let go.
(Military) An act or acts with intent to injure, interfere with, or obstruct the national defense of a country by willfully injuring or destroying, or attempting to injure or destroy, any national defense or war materiel, premises, or utilities, to include human and natural resources.
To prevent the starting, advent, etc. of; preclude
(Physics & Electronics) To cause interference.
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