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