Definitions for blockade

Definitions for (noun) blockade

Main entry: encirclement, blockade

Definition: a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy

Main entry: blockade

Definition: prevents access or progress

Definitions for (verb) blockade

Main entry: blockade, seal off

Definition: impose a blockade on

Main entry: block off, blockade

Definition: obstruct access to

Main entry: stop, bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade

Definition: render unsuitable for passage

Usage: block the way; barricade the streets; stop the busy road

Main entry: stymie, stymy, hinder, obstruct, embarrass, block, blockade

Definition: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

Usage: His brother blocked him at every turn

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