Blocking vocabulary is a list of words

Synonyms & Antonyms of blocking (Entry 1 of 2)

As in impeding, stalling

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for blocking

Hampering, hindering, impeding, retardant, stalling
baffling, balking, foiling, frustrating, thwarting
negating, neutralizing, nullifying
deterrent, deterring
precautionary, preventative, preventive, prophylactic

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for blocking

Abetting, aiding, assisting
easing, facilitating, smoothing
encouraging, forwarding, fostering, furthering, nurturing, promoting

Blocking verb

Present participle of block

Synonyms & Antonyms of blocking (Entry 2 of 2)

1: To close up so that no empty spaces remain
// block up the opening in the wall where a window once was

Synonyms for blocking

Bunging, damming, filling, packing, plugging, stopping, stuffing

Words Related to blocking

Choking, clogging, closing (off), clotting, congesting, jamming, obstructing, occluding
caulking (or calking), chinking, sealing
repacking, restuffing

Near Antonyms for blocking

Excavating, hollowing (out), scooping (out), shoveling (or shovelling)
2: to prevent passage through by filling with something
// one of the patient’s arteries was so blocked with fatty deposits that blood flow had been reduced to a trickle

Synonyms for blocking

Choking, clogging, clotting, congesting, damming, gumming (up), jamming, obstructing, occluding, plugging (up), stopping (up), stuffing

Words Related to blocking

Bunging, corking, spiling, stoppering, stoppling
filling, gridlocking, packing
furring, silting
flooding, glutting, inundating, overwhelming, swamping

Near Antonyms for blocking

Excavating, hollowing (out), scooping (out)
emptying, lightening

Antonyms for blocking

Clearing, freeing, opening (up), unblocking, unclogging, unplugging, unstopping
3: to stop, seize, or interrupt while in progress or on course
// a thug suddenly stepped out of a doorway and blocked his escape down the alley

Synonyms for blocking

Intercepting, interdicting, picking off

Words Related to blocking

Capturing, catching, collaring, corralling, grabbing, seizing, snaring, snatching, trapping

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