Obstruction Synonyms and Antonyms

əb-strŭk'shən, ŏb-

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Synonyms for Obstruction

Any solid piece of material used to strengthen or support
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Something that is difficult, as a hard problem or an obstacle or objection
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Someone who obstructs, agent noun of obstruct
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The act of evading by going around (bypassing).
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Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
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The definition of an obstacle is something that gets in the way or that slows or stops progress.
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The act by which something is blocked; an obstruction.
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The definition of checkmate is a move in the game of chess when the King is trapped and cannot escape or move out of harm's way.
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Something, such as a situation or condition, that prevents further progress toward an accomplishment.
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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
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A barrier constructed across a waterway to control the flow or raise the level of water.
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The period of time during which one is delayed.
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(Law) an interest, right, burden, or liability attached to a title of land, such as a lien or mortgage.
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A condition of total, interlocking traffic congestion on the streets or highways of a crowded city, in which no one can move because everyone is in someone else's way.
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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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A regulation or limitation that restricts.
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An unforeseen or hidden obstacle or difficulty:
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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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A thing that blocks the way or prevents entrance, departure, or further movement; specif., sandbar
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The definition of a barricade is a barrier that stops the progress of something.
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An obstruction.
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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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A device intended to block the path of a moving object; as, a door stop.
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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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Something resembling a wall in appearance or function, as the side or inside surface of a container or body cavity
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Objects, such as provisions or baggage, that impede or encumber.
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Antonyms for Obstruction

An act, event, or offer that helps to increase interest in or demand for something:
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Official, esp. governmental, authorization allowing a person to examine classified documents, participate in confidential projects, etc.
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A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.
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The state of being supported:
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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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Something which helps; a material source of help.
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The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.
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Words Related to Obstruction

The definition of a barrier is anything, either natural or manmade, that keeps something from passing through.
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The definition of interference is the act of or something that obstructs or hinders.
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A loss or limitation of liberty; confinement
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A speech defect; stutter, lisp, stammer, etc.
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An unobstructed area of land or water:
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