Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von obstruct

(Verb) 
Definition
to block a way with an obstacle
Lorries obstructed the road completely.
Synonyme
block
When the shrimp farm is built it will block the stream.
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bar
For added safety, bar the door to the kitchen.
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cut off
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plug
Crews are working to plug a major oil leak.
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choke
The village roads are choked with traffic.
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clog
The traffic clogged the Thames bridges.
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barricade
The doors had been barricaded.
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shut off
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stop up
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bung up (informal)
(Verb) 
Definition
to make progress or activity difficult
Drivers who park illegally obstruct the flow of traffic.
Synonyme
hold up
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stop
I think she really would have liked to stop everything right there.
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check
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
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block
All attempts to complain to his superiors were blocked.
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prevent
We took steps to prevent it happening.
These methods prevent pregnancy.
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arrest
The new rules could arrest the development of good research.
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restrict
The shoulder straps restrict movement.
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interrupt
Our view was interrupted only by an occasional squall of pigeons.
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slow down
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hamstring
He could hamstring a conservative-led coalition.
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interfere with
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inhibit
buildings which inhibit the supply of light and air
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retard
Continuing violence will retard negotiations.
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get in the way of
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bring to a standstill
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cumber
(Verb) 
Definition
to make progress or activity difficult
The authorities are obstructing the investigation.
Synonyme
impede
Fallen rocks are impeding the progress of rescue workers.
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frustrate
The government has deliberately frustrated his efforts.
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hold up
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slow down
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interfere with
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hamper
I was hampered by a lack of information.
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hold back
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thwart
They were doing all they could to thwart the opposition.
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hinder
Landslides are continuing to hinder the arrival of relief supplies.
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get in the way of
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cumber
Gegensätze
(Verb) 
Definition
to block a clear view of
She positioned herself so as not to obstruct his view.
Synonyme
obscure
The building is almost completely obscured by a huge banner.
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screen
The road is screened by a block of flats.
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cut off
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cover
the black patch which covered his left eye
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hide
The compound was hidden by trees and shrubs.
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mask
A thick grey cloud masked the sun.
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shield
He shielded his head from the sun with an old sack.

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of arrest
Definition
to slow or stop the development of
The new rules could arrest the development of good research.
in the sense of bar
Definition
to secure with a bar
For added safety, bar the door to the kitchen.
Synonyme
in the sense of barricade
Definition
to erect a barricade across (an entrance)
The doors had been barricaded.

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