occlude


occlude

verb

Definition of OCCLUDE

to prevent passage through by filling with something <a blood clot had occluded a major artery in his body>
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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