barricade oneself

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of barricade oneself

: to block oneself off from other people usually inside something as by locking doors or erecting barricades
  • Students barricaded themselves in the cafeteria to protest university policies.

Word by Word Definitions

barricade play
  1. : to block off or stop up with a barricade

  2. : to prevent access to by means of a barricade

  1. : an obstruction or rampart thrown up across a way or passage to check the advance of the enemy

  2. : barrier

  3. : barrier, obstacle

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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