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English noun: barricade

1. barricade (artifact) a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.


Synonymsroadblock


Broader (hypernym)barrier

2. barricade (artifact) a barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy


SamplesThey stormed the barricade.


Broader (hypernym)barrier


English verb: barricade

1. barricade (contact) render unsuitable for passage


SamplesBlock the way.
Barricade the streets.
Stop the busy road.


Synonymsbar, block, block off, block up, blockade, stop


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude


Narrower (hyponym)block off, close, close off, shut off


Verb groupblock, obstruct

2. barricade (competition) prevent access to by barricading


SamplesThe street where the President lives is always barricaded.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude

3. barricade (competition) block off with barricades


Synonymsbarricado


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude









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