obstruct


obstruct

verb

Definition of OBSTRUCT

1
to create difficulty for the work or activity of <this would go much faster if you would stop obstructing me with your constant interruptions>
2
to prevent passage through by filling with something <at the moment the city's only tunnel between downtown and the airport is obstructed by an overturned tanker truck>
Synonyms block, choke, clot, congest, dam, gum (up), jam, obstruct, occlude, plug (up), stop (up), stuff
Near Antonyms excavate, hollow (out), scoop (out); empty, lighten
Antonyms clear, free, open (up), unblock, unclog, unplug, unstop

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