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blocked

adjective

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blocked

verb
past tense of block

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1 to close up so that no empty spaces remain
  • block up the opening in the wall where a window once was

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2 to prevent passage through by filling with something
  • one of the patient's arteries was so blocked with fatty deposits that blood flow had been reduced to a trickle

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3 to stop, seize, or interrupt while in progress or on course
  • a thug suddenly stepped out of a doorway and blocked his escape down the alley

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The first known use of blocked was in 1898

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“Blocked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blocked. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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