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1. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides).

Synonyms

  • cake
  • bar
  • artifact
  • chock
  • cube
  • domino
  • nog
  • metal bar
  • step
  • crosshead
  • ingot
  • type
  • briquette
  • briquet
  • artefact
  • chopping block
  • inkpad
  • slab
  • inking pad
  • starting block
  • stamp pad
  • anvil
  • swage block
  • pad
  • square block
  • wedge
  • block of metal

Antonyms

  • be well
  • stimulate
  • fragrant
  • inoffensive

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Block Out

  • stake-out
  • how-about
  • without
  • throughout
  • strout
  • sprout
  • reroute
  • redoubt
  • devout
  • troutt
  • trout
  • stoute
  • stout
  • spout
  • snout
  • shrout
  • scout
  • prout
  • krout
  • kraut
  • grout
  • flout
  • drought
  • crout
  • clout
  • all-out
  • about
  • tout
  • thuot
  • shout

2. block

verb. ['ˈblɑːk'] render unsuitable for passage.

Synonyms

  • obstruct
  • impede
  • close off
  • obturate
  • occlude
  • jam
  • blockade
  • bar
  • block off
  • close up
  • barricade
  • close
  • shut off
  • stop

Antonyms

  • careless
  • long
  • public
  • unrestrained

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings.

Synonyms

  • area
  • country

Antonyms

  • survive
  • deprive
  • boycott

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. block

verb. ['ˈblɑːk'] hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.

Synonyms

  • stymie
  • forestall
  • hinder
  • foreclose
  • forbid
  • bottleneck
  • check
  • stonewall
  • blockade
  • hang
  • filibuster
  • embarrass
  • preclude
  • stymy
  • prevent

Antonyms

  • nonintervention
  • lose
  • boil
  • overgarment

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] housing in a large building that is divided into separate units.

Synonyms

  • lodging
  • cellblock
  • ward
  • living accommodations
  • housing

Antonyms

  • disinfect
  • honor
  • fair
  • fair ball

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides.

Synonyms

  • goldbrick
  • solid

Antonyms

  • custom-made
  • divide
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. block

verb. ['ˈblɑːk'] stop from happening or developing.

Synonyms

  • foreclose
  • forbid
  • embargo
  • halt
  • kibosh
  • stop
  • stay
  • preclude
  • prevent

Antonyms

  • roughness
  • mind
  • attend to
  • find

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit.

Synonyms

  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • collection

Antonyms

  • attack
  • advantage
  • anterior
  • pull

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. out

adjective. ['ˈaʊt'] not allowed to continue to bat or run.

Antonyms

  • function

10. out

adjective. ['ˈaʊt'] being out or having grown cold.

Synonyms

  • extinct

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • hide
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