Synonyms of stop something up
stop something up
▷ See stop
plugDictionary • They stopped up leaks with chewing gum.
plug • Crews are working to plug a major oil leak.
block • When the shrimp farm is built it will block the stream.
stem • He was still conscious, trying to stem the bleeding with his right hand.
obstruct • Lorries obstructed the road completely.
staunch • The pilot managed to staunch the fuel leak using tape.
bung • Pump the air out, then remove the bung.
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blockTo block a road, channel, or pipe means to put an object across it or in it so that nothing can pass through it or along it.
• When the shrimp farm is built it will block the stream.
• Pump the air out, then remove the bung.
obstructIf something obstructs a road or path, it blocks it, stopping people or vehicles getting past.
• Lorries obstructed the road completely.
Thesaurus for stop something up from the Collins English Thesaurus