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leaguer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of leaguer

  1. the cutting off of an area by military means to stop the flow of people or supplies <Germany's abandonment of the leaguer of Stalingrad is seen as a major turning point of World War II> Synonyms beleaguerment, investment, blockade, siegeRelated Words counterblockade; containment, encirclement, encompassment; confinement, insulation, isolation, quarantine, seclusion, segregation, sequestration; incarceration, internment




leaguer

verb, archaic

Synonyms and Antonyms of leaguer

  1. to surround (as a fortified place) with armed forces for the purpose of capturing or preventing commerce and communication <an impregnable fortress that not even the mightiest army on earth would venture to leaguer> Synonyms beleaguer, blockade, invest, besiege [archaic]Related Words barricade, block, cut off, dam, encircle; assail, assault, attack, beset; confine, insulate, isolate, quarantineNear Antonyms emancipate, free, liberate, release, rescue




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