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Definition 1: block passage through - [verb of contact]

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

  • obstruct the path

Synonyms for occlude in the sense of this definition

(occlude is a kind of ...) be a hindrance or obstacle to

"She is impeding the progress of our project"

(... is a kind of occlude ) become or cause to become obstructed

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

(... is a kind of occlude ) render unsuitable for passage

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

(... is a kind of occlude ) block with earth, as after a landslide

(... is a kind of occlude ) prevent from entering

"block out the strong sunlight"

(... is a kind of occlude ) obstruct with, or as if with, a dam

"dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"

(... is a kind of occlude ) restrain from moving or operating normally

"Traffic is tied up for miles around the bridge where the accident occurred"

(... is a kind of occlude ) impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of

"The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"

(... is a kind of occlude ) prevent access to by barricading

"The street where the President lives is always barricaded"

(... is a kind of occlude ) block off with barricades

(... is a kind of occlude ) obstruct access to

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