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Definition 1: a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for barricade in the sense of this definition

(barricade is a kind of ...) a structure or object that impedes free movement

Definition 2: a barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where barricade or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they stormed the barricade

(barricade is a kind of ...) a structure or object that impedes free movement

Definition 3: block off with barricades - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for barricade in the sense of this definition

(barricade is a kind of ...) block passage through

"obstruct the path"

Definition 4: prevent access to by barricading - [verb of competition]

Samples where barricade or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The street where the President lives is always barricaded

(barricade is a kind of ...) block passage through

"obstruct the path"

Definition 5: render unsuitable for passage - [verb of contact]

Samples where barricade or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • block the way
  • barricade the streets
  • stop the busy road

Synonyms for barricade in the sense of this definition

(barricade is a kind of ...) block passage through

"obstruct the path"

(... is a kind of barricade ) block off the passage through

"We shut off the valve"

(... is a kind of barricade ) bar access to

"Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours"

(barricade has a similar meaning as ...) shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight

"The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage" "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"

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