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synonyms for obstruct

  • block
  • curb
  • cut off
  • hamper
  • hinder
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • interfere
  • obscure
  • retard
  • stall
  • stonewall
  • stymie
  • thwart
  • arrest
  • bar
  • barricade
  • check
  • choke
  • clog
  • close
  • congest
  • crab
  • fill
  • frustrate
  • hamstring
  • hide
  • interrupt
  • mask
  • occlude
  • plug
  • restrain
  • sandbag
  • shield
  • stop
  • stopper
  • terminate
  • throttle
  • trammel
  • dead-end
  • drag one's feet
  • foul up
  • get in the way
  • hang up
  • hold up
  • monkey with
  • shut off
  • slow down
  • weigh down
See also synonyms for: obstructed / obstructing / obstructive / unobstructed
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antonyms for obstruct

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • further
  • help
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • begin
  • continue
  • free
  • lay bare
  • let go
  • liberate
  • open
  • release
  • reveal
  • start
  • support
  • unblock
  • uncover
  • unmask
  • unplug
  • unstop
  • abet
  • boost
  • clear
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How to use obstruct in a sentence

Though there is no easy path to a title, the 76ers must figure out the ways they’ve obstructed their own.
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Aaron Hayward was charged with felonious assault, three counts of assault, aggravated menacing, failure to comply with a police order, three counts of resisting arrest, criminal damaging and obstructing official business.
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Of course, it’s a little bit difficult when he’s been obstructed at every turn by the left and by the right.
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If you attach your taillight to your seatpost or seatstays, be sure it’s not being obstructed by a saddlebag or your tire.
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In order to eliminate obstructed seating and add layers of revenue-generating suites and club levels, many seats in modern stadiums have been pushed further up and away from the playing surface.
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They have also established their own programs to sell subscriptions to third-party streamers, which can obstruct the relationship between those subscribers and the corresponding streamers.
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Dalton was passed without difficulty, and beyond we stopped again to cut wires and to obstruct the track.
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All B—— turned out, but did not obstruct my view, for I was at the large first-floor window and not ten yards away.
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Some qualities favour, others obstruct the realisation of a first conception.
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The bib must not extend too far into the lead pipe or it will obstruct the flow of water.
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WORDS RELATED TO OBSTRUCT

  • block
  • can
  • check
  • delay
  • drop
  • end
  • freeze
  • halt
  • hinder
  • hold
  • inhibit
  • interrupt
  • knock off
  • obstruct
  • prevent
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • retard
  • scrub
  • shut down
  • stall
  • stay
  • suppress
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.