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obstructing obstructing definition

obstructing


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  obstruct 
 
  2  senses  of  obstruct 
 
  Sense  1 
  obstruct,  blockade,  block,  hinder,  stymie,  stymy,  embarrass 
  =>  stonewall 
  =>  filibuster 
  =>  check 
  =>  hang 
  =>  bottleneck 
 
  Sense  2 
  obstruct,  obturate,  impede,  occlude,  jam,  block,  close  up 
  =>  blockade,  block  off 
  =>  barricade,  barricado 
  =>  barricade 
  =>  suffocate,  asphyxiate,  choke 
  =>  tie  up 
  =>  dam,  dam  up 
  =>  screen,  block  out 
  =>  land  up  earth  up 
  =>  barricade,  block,  blockade,  block  off  block  up  bar 
  =>  clog,  choke  off  clog  up  back  up  congest,  choke,  foul 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  obstruct 
 
  2  senses  of  obstruct 
 
  Sense  1 
  obstruct,  blockade,  block,  hinder,  stymie,  stymy,  embarrass 
  =>  stonewall 
  =>  filibuster 
  =>  check 
  =>  hang 
  =>  bottleneck 
 
  Sense  2 
  obstruct,  obturate,  impede,  occlude,  jam,  block,  close  up 
  =>  blockade,  block  off 
  =>  barricade,  barricado 
  =>  barricade 
  =>  suffocate,  asphyxiate,  choke 
  =>  tie  up 
  =>  dam,  dam  up 
  =>  screen,  block  out 
  =>  shade 
  =>  land  up  earth  up 
  =>  barricade,  block,  blockade,  block  off  block  up  bar 
  =>  shut  off  block  off  close  off 
  =>  close 
  =>  clog,  choke  off  clog  up  back  up  congest,  choke,  foul 
  =>  gum  up 
  =>  crap  up 
  =>  stuff,  lug,  choke  up  block 
  =>  silt  up  silt 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  obstruct 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  obstruct 
 
  2  senses  of  obstruct 
 
  Sense  1 
  obstruct,  blockade,  block,  hinder,  stymie,  stymy,  embarrass 
  =>  prevent,  forestall,  foreclose,  preclude,  forbid 
 
  Sense  2 
  obstruct,  obturate,  impede,  occlude,  jam,  block,  close  up 
  =>  impede,  hinder 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  obstruct 
 
  obstruct  used  as  a  verb  is  rare  (polysemy  count  =  2) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  obstruct 
 
  Sense  1 
  obstruct,  blockade,  block,  hinder,  stymie,  stymy,  embarrass 
  =>  prevent,  forestall,  foreclose,  preclude,  forbid 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  obstruct,  obturate,  impede,  occlude,  jam,  block,  close  up 
  =>  impede,  hinder 
  -------------- 
 
  Overview  of  verb  obstruct 
 
  The  verb  obstruct  has  2  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  obstruct,  blockade,  block,  hinder,  stymie,  stymy,  embarrass  --  (hinder  or  prevent  the  progress  or  accomplishment  of  "His  brother  blocked  him  at  every  turn") 
  2.  (2)  obstruct,  obturate,  impede,  occlude,  jam,  block,  close  up  --  (block  passage  through  "obstruct  the  path") 
 
  Overview  of  verb  obstruct 
 
  The  verb  obstruct  has  2  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  obstruct,  blockade,  block,  hinder,  stymie,  stymy,  embarrass  --  (hinder  or  prevent  the  progress  or  accomplishment  of  "His  brother  blocked  him  at  every  turn") 
  2.  (2)  obstruct,  obturate,  impede,  occlude,  jam,  block,  close  up  --  (block  passage  through  "obstruct  the  path") 



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