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"block" Meaning in English

1. to hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
Part of speech : verb
Example : They blocked me at every turn.
2. to block passage through
Part of speech : verb
Example : I blocked the path with a sign.
3. to stop from happening or developing
Part of speech : verb
Example : After reading the fine print, I blocked the deal.
Synonyms
4. a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
Part of speech : noun
5. to prohibit the conversion or use of assets
Part of speech : verb
Example : Their assets were blocked by the government. .
6. to be unable to remember
Part of speech : verb
Example : I blocked the memory.
7. to obstruct or stop
Part of speech : verb
Example : The protesters blocked the trucks from entering the factory.
Synonyms
8. a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine
Part of speech : noun
Example : the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked
9. the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements
Part of speech : noun
Synonyms
10. a platform from which an auctioneer sells
Part of speech : noun
Example : they put their paintings on the block
11. an obstruction in a pipe or tube
Part of speech : noun
Example : we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe
Synonyms
12. an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do
Part of speech : noun
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13. a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
Part of speech : noun
Example : I live in the next block.
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14. a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
Part of speech : noun
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15. to interfere with or prevent the reception of signals
Part of speech : verb
Example : Our neighbor's tree is blocking our satellite.
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16. to impede the movement of an opponent or a ball
Part of speech : verb
Example : I blocked the shot.
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17. to shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight
Part of speech : verb
Example : The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage.
Synonyms
18. a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
Part of speech : noun
Example : the pyramids were built with large stone blocks
19. housing in a large building that is divided into separate units
Part of speech : noun
Example : there is a block of classrooms in the west wing
20. a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit
Part of speech : noun
Example : I reserved a large block of seats.
21. (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted
Part of speech : noun
Example : since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably
22. to shape into a block or blocks
Part of speech : verb
Example : I blocked the graphs so they could see the results clearly.
23. to shape by using a block
Part of speech : verb
Example : I blocked the hat to stretch it into the proper shape.
24. to support, secure, or raise with a block
Part of speech : verb
Example : I blocked a plate for printing.
25. to stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block
Part of speech : verb
Example : I blocked the book cover with intricate patterns.
26. to interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia
Part of speech : verb
Example : The anesthesiologist blocked a nerve.

Translation for "block"

block meaning in Spanish : bloquear
  • block meaning in German : Block
  • block meaning in Japanese : ブロック
  • block meaning in Turkish : blok
  • block meaning in Chinese : 块
  • block meaning in Arabic : منع
  • block meaning in Polish : blok
  • block meaning in Hindi : खंड
  • block meaning in French : bloc
  • block meaning in Russian : блок
  • block meaning in Tamil : தொகுதி
  • block meaning in Telugu : బ్లాక్
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