Dictionary Results for block


1. block - noun

· a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"

Hypernym(s): artifact, artefact




2. block - noun

· a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings; "he lives in the next block"

Synonym(s): city_block

Hypernym(s): area, country




3. block - noun

· a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

Synonym(s): cube

Hypernym(s): solid




4. block - noun

· a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit; "he reserved a large block of seats"; "he held a large block of the company's stock"

Hypernym(s): collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage




5. block - noun

· housing in a large building that is divided into separate units; "there is a block of classrooms in the west wing"

Hypernym(s): housing, lodging, living_accommodations




6. block - noun

· (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted; "since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably"

Hypernym(s): computer_memory_unit




7. block - noun

· an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension; "I knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary block"

Synonym(s): mental_block

Hypernym(s): inability




8. block - noun

· a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope

Synonym(s): pulley, pulley-block, pulley_block

Hypernym(s): machine, simple_machine




9. block - noun

· a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine; "the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"

Synonym(s): engine_block, cylinder_block

Hypernym(s): cast, casting




10. block - noun

· an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"

Synonym(s): blockage, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage

Hypernym(s): obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta




11. block - noun

· a platform from which an auctioneer sells; "they put their paintings on the block"

Synonym(s): auction_block

Hypernym(s): platform




12. block - noun

· the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

Synonym(s): blocking

Hypernym(s): obstruction




13. block - verb

· render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"

Synonym(s): barricade, blockade, stop, block_off, block_up, bar

Hypernym(s): obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close_up




14. block - verb

· hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"

Synonym(s): obstruct, blockade, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass

Hypernym(s): prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid




15. block - verb

· stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

Synonym(s): stop, halt, kibosh

Hypernym(s): prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid




16. block - verb

· interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"

Synonym(s): jam

Hypernym(s): interrupt, disrupt, break_up, cut_off




17. block - verb

· run on a block system; "block trains"

Hypernym(s): operate, run




18. block - verb

· interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia; "block a nerve"; "block a muscle"

Hypernym(s): anesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put_under, put_out




19. block - verb

· shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"

Synonym(s): obstruct

Hypernym(s): hide, conceal




20. block - verb

· stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block; "block the book cover"

Hypernym(s): emboss, boss, stamp




21. block - verb

· obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"

Synonym(s): stuff, lug, choke_up

Hypernym(s): clog, choke_off, clog_up, back_up, congest, choke, foul




22. block - verb

· block passage through; "obstruct the path"

Synonym(s): obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, close_up

Hypernym(s): impede, hinder




23. block - verb

· support, secure, or raise with a block; "block a plate for printing"; "block the wheels of a car"

Hypernym(s): hold, support, sustain, hold_up




24. block - verb

· impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball); "block an attack"

Synonym(s): parry, deflect

Hypernym(s): fence




25. block - verb

· be unable to remember; "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!"

Synonym(s): forget, blank_out, draw_a_blank




26. block - verb

· shape by using a block; "Block a hat"; "block a garment"

Hypernym(s): shape, form




27. block - verb

· shape into a block or blocks; "block the graphs so one can see the results clearly"

Hypernym(s): shape, form




28. block - verb

· prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"

Synonym(s): freeze, immobilize, immobilise

Hypernym(s): withhold, keep_back

Antonym(s): unblock





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