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barricade

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of barricade

  1. a physical object that blocks the way the police put up barricades to block off the parade route Synonyms of barricade barrier, fence, hedge, wallWords Related to barricade bar, pale, paling; block, chain, clog, crimp, deterrent, drag, embarrassment, encumbrance, handicap, hindrance, hurdle, impediment, inhibition, interference, let, obstacle, obstruction, roadblock, stop, stumbling block, trammel; fetter, hobble, manacle, shackle(s); constraint, curb, restraint, snag; buffer, bulwark, bumper, cushion, dam, fender, pad, rampartNear Antonyms of barricade door, doorway, entrance, entranceway, entry, entryway, gate, portal; break, gap, pass


barricade

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of barricade

  1. to disallow entry into (a place) by means of a physical barrier at the entry point the city barricaded the flooded streets Synonyms of barricade bar, close, blockade, block (off), guard, wall (off)Words Related to barricade curtain (off), screen (off); dike, fence, gate, hedge; bolt, lock; obstructNear Antonyms of barricade reopen, unblock, unboltAntonyms of barricade open, unbar



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