Another word for block


block, blocking - the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

block - housing in a large building that is divided into separate units

Example:- there is a block of classrooms in the west wing

block, blockage, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage - an obstruction in a pipe or tube

Example:- we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe

block, mental block - an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension

Example:- I knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary block

block, cube - a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

block - a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)

Example:- the pyramids were built with large stone blocks

block, pulley, pulley-block, pulley block - a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope

block, city block - a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings

Example:- he lives in the next block

auction block, block - a platform from which an auctioneer sells

Example:- they put their paintings on the block

block - a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit

Example:- he reserved a large block of seats

block, cylinder block, engine block - a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine

Example:- the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked

block - (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted

Example:- since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably


block - support, secure, or raise with a block

Example:- block a plate for printing

block, halt, kibosh, stop - stop from happening or developing

Example:- Block his election

block - stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block

Example:- block the book cover

block, obstruct - shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight

Example:- The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage

block - shape into a block or blocks

Example:- block the graphs so one can see the results clearly

block - shape by using a block

Example:- Block a hat

block - run on a block system

Example:- block trains

bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade, stop - render unsuitable for passage

Example:- block the way

block, freeze, immobilise, immobilize - prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)

Example:- Blocked funds

block, choke up, lug, stuff - obstruct

Example:- My nose is all stuffed

block - interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia

Example:- block a nerve

block, jam - interfere with or prevent the reception of signals

Example:- Jam the Voice of America

block, deflect, parry - impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

Example:- block an attack

block, blockade, embarrass, hinder, obstruct, stymie, stymy - hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

Example:- His brother blocked him at every turn

block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude - block passage through

Example:- obstruct the path

blank out, block, draw a blank, forget - be unable to remember

Example:- I'm drawing a blank

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Source : WordNet