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Definition 1: a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for clog in the sense of this definition

(clog is a kind of ...) a dance step tapped out audibly with the feet

Definition 2: any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction - [noun denoting artifact]

(clog is a kind of ...) any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

Definition 3: footwear usually with wooden soles - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for clog in the sense of this definition

(clog is a kind of ...) covering for a person's feet

Definition 4: impede with a clog or as if with a clog - [verb of change]

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

  • The market is being clogged by these operations
  • My mind is constipated today

Synonyms for clog in the sense of this definition

(clog is a kind of ...) cause to proceed more slowly

"The illness slowed him down"

Definition 5: fill to excess so that function is impaired - [verb of change]

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

  • Fear clogged her mind
  • The story was clogged with too many details

Synonyms for clog in the sense of this definition

(clog is a kind of ...) make full, also in a metaphorical sense

"fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

Definition 6: coalesce or unite in a mass - [verb of change]

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

  • Blood clots

Synonyms for clog in the sense of this definition

(clog is a kind of ...) fuse or cause to grow together

Definition 7: become or cause to become obstructed - [verb of contact]

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

  • The leaves clog our drains in the Fall
  • The water pipe is backed up

Synonyms for clog in the sense of this definition

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

"obstruct the path"

(... is a kind of clog ) stick together as if with gum

"the inside of the pipe has gummed up"

(... is a kind of clog ) become obstructed or chocked up

"The drains clogged up"

(... is a kind of clog ) obstruct

"My nose is all stuffed" "Her arteries are blocked"

(... is a kind of clog ) become chocked with silt

"The river silted up"

Definition 8: impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden - [verb of contact]

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

  • horses were clogged until they were tamed

(clog is a kind of ...) restrict (someone or something) so as to make free movement difficult

Definition 9: dance a clog dance - [verb of creation]

(clog is a kind of ...) move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

"My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

(clog belongs to category ...) taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

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