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  • as inblockade
  • as inbeleaguer
  • as inhedge

synonyms for siege

  • barricade
  • closure
  • encirclement
  • restriction
  • roadblock
  • stoppage
  • bar
  • clog
  • embolus
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • infarct
  • infarction
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • snag
  • stop
  • wall
  • blank wall
See also synonyms for: sieged / sieging
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antonyms for siege

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  • beginning
  • opening
  • start
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • clearance
  • help
  • promotion
  • support
  • aid
  • assist
  • center
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • promote
  • release
  • set free
  • confront
  • face
  • meet
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How to use siege in a sentence

Dating apps are using images from the siege to ban rioters’ accountsThe IPO is expected in February, Bloomberg has reported.
BUMBLE GAVE WOMEN MORE POWER IN DATING. NOW THE APP IS GIVING WOMEN POWER IN THE BOARDROOM.JENA MCGREGORFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He is also the youngest founder and the one whose company is the most under siege.
WITH BEZOS OUT AS AMAZON CEO, ZUCKERBERG IS THE LAST MAN STANDINGELIZABETH DWOSKINFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The siege of the Capitol came close to being far worse, and there are indications that some rioters intended to harm lawmakers.
IT’S TIME TO TAKE DOMESTIC NUCLEAR TERRORISM SERIOUSLYJAYITA SARKARJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some lawmakers are now taken aback by how Irving managed the siege.
HOUSE SECURITY CHIEF SAID LAWMAKER WARINESS OF MILITARY AT CAPITOL DROVE HIS RESISTANCE TO EARLY REQUEST FOR NATIONAL GUARDROSALIND HELDERMAN, BETH REINHARD, KAROUN DEMIRJIAN, CAROL D. LEONNIGJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Once shepherded to the secure location, Pence remained there throughout the entire siege, even as most key congressional leaders were evacuated to an off-site secure location, according to administration and congressional aides.
HOW THE RIOTERS WHO STORMED THE CAPITOL CAME DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO PENCEASHLEY PARKER, CAROL D. LEONNIG, PAUL KANE, EMMA BROWNJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This while many were quickly and credibly identified by photos and videos taken amid the siege, their own social media posts, interviews they gave or, in Chansley’s case, calling the FBI himself.
A WEEK AFTER THE U.S. CAPITOL ATTACK, MANY INVOLVED ARE STILL WALKING FREE DESPITE ONLINE EFFORTS TO IDENTIFY THEMMEGAN MCCLUSKEYJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
Three other people died of “medical emergencies” during the siege.
ACTIVISTS AROUND THE WORLD REACT TO CAPITOL SIEGEMICHAEL K. LAVERSJANUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
This particular day falls at a time when Indigenous communities are under siege due to the coronavirus pandemic.
HAPPY INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY?ELLEN MCGIRTOCTOBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
More than 560 fires have started, from Santa Cruz to Napa to Vacaville, mostly caused by what California officials have described as a “historic lightning siege.”
PHOTOS OF CALIFORNIA’S FIRES REVEAL MASSIVE DESTRUCTION ACROSS THE STATEDANIELLE ABRILAUGUST 21, 2020FORTUNE
Even before the pandemic, however, women in Mexico felt under siege.
MEXICO’S OTHER EPIDEMIC: MURDERED WOMENLGBTQ-EDITORMAY 30, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO SIEGE

  • annoy
  • badger
  • bedevil
  • beset
  • blockade
  • bother
  • gnaw
  • harry
  • nag
  • persecute
  • pester
  • plague
  • put upon
  • set upon
  • siege
  • storm
  • tease
  • vex
  • worry
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