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synonyms for blocking

  • arrest
  • bar
  • blockade
  • clog
  • close
  • close off
  • cut off
  • deter
  • halt
  • hinder
  • hold up
  • impede
  • intercept
  • prevent
  • stall
  • stop
  • thwart
  • barricade
  • brake
  • catch
  • charge
  • check
  • choke
  • congest
  • dam
  • fill
  • occlude
  • plug
  • stonewall
  • stopper
  • stymie
  • tackle
  • block out
  • close out
  • hang up
  • interfere with
  • shut off
  • shut out
  • stop up
  • take out of play
See also synonyms for: blockings
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antonyms for blocking

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • begin
  • continue
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • further
  • give
  • help
  • let go
  • open
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • release
  • start
  • support
  • unstop
  • free
  • liberate
  • unblock
  • let up
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How to use blocking in a sentence

You don’t get much in the way of ad blocking or tracker protection by default with Pale Moon, but there are plenty of add-ons to pick from in a variety of categories.
THE BEST INTERNET BROWSERS YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OFDAVID NIELDOCTOBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Aditya Padhye, director of business development at EyeOPadhye is the director of business development at EyeO, a firm that provides ad blocking software and allows people to control the types of ads they will accept.
DEEP DIVE: HOW MEDIA BUYING EXECS ARE ADAPTING TO THE CHALLENGES AND CHANGES OF 2020 AND BEYONDJIM COOPERSEPTEMBER 28, 2020DIGIDAY
High quality news coverage of the coronavirus crisis has been deemed partisan, and coronavirus keywords have landed on keyword blocking lists.
DEEP DIVE: HOW MEDIA BUYING EXECS ARE ADAPTING TO THE CHALLENGES AND CHANGES OF 2020 AND BEYONDJIM COOPERSEPTEMBER 28, 2020DIGIDAY
Therefore, it seemed operators might be able to get away with blocking or slowing down customers’ general Internet use once they reached their data caps, while still allowing favored services to run unimpeded.
THE EU’S TOP COURT JUST CLOSED A MAJOR LOOPHOLE IN EUROPE’S NET-NEUTRALITY RULESDAVID MEYERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
In 2019, the Chiefs’ and Texans’ offensive lines earned nearly identical pass blocking grades from Pro Football Focus, yet Watson took more than twice as many sacks as Mahomes did.
SCHEME (AND SACKS) MIGHT BE ALL THAT SEPARATE PATRICK MAHOMES AND DESHAUN WATSONJOSH HERMSMEYERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Indeed, everything is a bit more complicated, and the rise of ad blocking appears to be quite a fair response to a poorly thought out brand-user communication.
THE ONGOING RACE BETWEEN AD BLOCKERS AND AD TECH: WHO’S WINNING?IVAN GUZENKOJUNE 15, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Nobody notices you if you kneel down on the road to say your prayer, in spite of the fact that you are blocking the traffic.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Lawrence ordered one of the teamsters who had not entirely lost his head to swing his wagon across the road, blocking it.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The apparent impossibility of the project rose before him like a stone wall, blocking further progress.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Lafayette with a large army of French and Americans was already blocking the neck of the peninsula.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
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WORDS RELATED TO BLOCKING

  • blocking
  • chasing
  • chiselling
  • cutting
  • dry point
  • enchasing
  • etching
  • illustration
  • impression
  • inscription
  • intaglio
  • lithograph
  • mezzotint
  • photoengraving
  • photogravure
  • print
  • rotogravure
  • scratch
  • woodcut
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