English verb: clog up
|1.||clog up (contact) become or cause to become obstructed|
|Samples||The leaves clog our drains in the Fall.|
The water pipe is backed up.
|Synonyms||back up, choke, choke off, clog, congest, foul|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude|
|Narrower (hyponym)||block, choke up, crap up, gum up, lug, silt, silt up, stuff|