Definition of block out
1 : to hide or cover something so that it cannot be seen, felt, or heard Clouds blocked out the sun. We put on music to block out the sound of the traffic.
2 : to force oneself not to think about (something) He tried to block the event out.
3 : to ignore (something) blocking out distractions
Word by Word Definitions
: a compact usually solid piece of substantial material especially when worked or altered to serve a particular purpose : such as
: the piece of wood on which the neck of a person condemned to be beheaded is laid for execution
: a mold or form on which articles are shaped or displayed
: to make unsuitable for passage or progress by obstruction
: to hinder the passage, progress, or accomplishment of by or as if by interposing an obstruction
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to identify as being a closet homosexual
: used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
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