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bloc

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bloc

  1. 1 a group of people acting together within a larger group <a whole bloc of students got together to complain> Synonyms faction, block, body, coalition, party, sect, set, side, wingRelated Words splinter, split; crew, gang, pack, team; denomination, persuasion; schism, scission; caucus, movement

  2. 2 an association of persons, parties, or states for mutual assistance and protection <the bloc that the United States and most of western Europe formed during the Cold War> Synonyms alliance, axis, confederacy, block, coalition, combination, combine, confederation, federation, league, unionRelated Words cabal, conspiracy, junto; cartel, syndicate, trust; faction, front, fusion, side, wing; association, group, organization; affiliation, cooperative, partnership; circuit, conference




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