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English verb: block up

1. block up (contact) render unsuitable for passage

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

Synonymsbar, barricade, block, block off, 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

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