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obstruct

synonym (synonym of obstruct)

  • (prep)
    To obstruct is literally to build up against; the road is obstructed by fallen trees; the passage of liquid through a tube is obstructed by solid depo more.. (prep)
     
  • (verb.social)
    hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    block passage through (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight (verb.perception)
     

antonym (antonym of obstruct)

hypernym (obstruct IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (verb.social)
    be a hindrance or obstacle to (verb.social)
     
  • hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of (verb.social)
    keep from happening or arising; make impossible (verb.social)
     
  • shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight (verb.perception)
    prevent from being seen or discovered (verb.perception)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF obstruct relation)

  • block passage through (verb.contact)
    obstruct access to (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    block off with barricades (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    prevent access to by barricading (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    restrain from moving or operating normally (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    obstruct with, or as if with, a dam (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    prevent from entering (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    block with earth, as after a landslide (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    render unsuitable for passage (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    become or cause to become obstructed (verb.contact)
     
  • hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of (verb.social)
    obstruct or hinder any discussion (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    obstruct deliberately by delaying (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    slow down or impede by creating an obstruction (verb.social)
     

verb group (obstruct is verb group of ....)

derivation (.... is derived from obstruct)

synonym antonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation arrest check embarrass block blockade hinder accelerate aid facilitate free disengage hinder impede conceal forbid foreclose forestall block off blockade barricade barricado asphyxiate choke bar barricade block block off block up blockade block blocking obstruction blockage impediment impedimenta

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