Search Result for "blocked":
1. closed to traffic;
- Example: "the repaving results in many blocked streets"
[syn: blocked, out of use(p)]
2. completely obstructed or closed off;
- Example: "the storm was responsible for many blocked roads and bridges"
- Example: "the drain was plugged"
[syn: blocked, plugged]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Block \Block\ (bl[o^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blocked (bl[o^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Blocking.] [Cf. F. bloquer, fr. bloc block. See Block, n.] 1. To obstruct so as to prevent passage or progress; to prevent passage from, through, or into, by obstructing the way; -- used both of persons and things; -- often followed by up; as, to block up a road or harbor; to block an entrance. [1913 Webster] With moles . . . would block the port. --Rowe. [1913 Webster] A city . . . besieged and blocked about. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To secure or support by means of blocks; to secure, as two boards at their angles of intersection, by pieces of wood glued to each. [1913 Webster] 3. To shape on, or stamp with, a block; as, to block a hat. [1913 Webster] 4. to cause (any activity) to halt by creating an obstruction; as, to block a nerve impulse; to block a biochemical reaction with a drug. [PJC] To block out, to begin to reduce to shape; to mark out roughly; to lay out; to outline; as, to block out a plan. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
blocked \blocked\ adj. 1. closed to traffic. Traffic was blocked by an overturned tractor-trailor Syn: out of use(predicate). [WordNet 1.5] 2. at a complete standstill because of opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions. Syn: deadlocked, stalemated. [WordNet 1.5] 3. unusable because of some obstruction. [WordNet 1.5]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
57 Moby Thesaurus words for "blocked": Lethean, absentminded, amnestic, arrested, back, backward, behindhand, belated, bound, choked, choked up, clogged, clogged up, congested, constipated, converted, costive, delayed, delayed-action, detained, forgetful, forgetting, foul, fouled, full, heedless, held up, hung up, in a bind, in abeyance, inclined to forget, infarcted, jammed, late, latish, moratory, never on time, oblivious, obstipated, obstructed, overdue, packed, plugged, plugged up, repressed, retarded, slow, stopped, stopped up, stuffed, stuffed up, suppressed, tardy, unmindful, unpunctual, unready, untimely