Antonyms

1. blockade-runner

noun. a ship that runs through or around a naval blockade.

Antonyms

  • disembark

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Rhymes with Blockade Runner

  • stunner
  • brunner
  • tonner
  • gunner
  • gunnar
  • bunner

2. runner-up

noun. ['ˈrʌnɝˌəp'] the competitor who finishes second.

Synonyms

  • competitor
  • contender
  • second best
  • challenger
  • competition

Antonyms

  • cooperation

3. blockade

noun. ['ˌblɑːˈkeɪd'] a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy.

Synonyms

  • besieging
  • action
  • siege
  • beleaguering
  • military blockade
  • military action
  • naval blockade

Antonyms

  • show
  • refrain
  • let
  • advantage

Etymology

  • -ade (English)
  • block (English)
  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. blockade

verb. ['ˌblɑːˈkeɪd'] obstruct access to.

Synonyms

  • impede
  • block
  • obturate
  • occlude
  • jam
  • block off
  • close up

Antonyms

  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow
  • widen

Etymology

  • -ade (English)
  • block (English)
  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. blockade

noun. ['ˌblɑːˈkeɪd'] prevents access or progress.

Synonyms

  • impedimenta
  • obstruction
  • obstructer
  • obstructor

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • bring to
  • unfreeze

Etymology

  • -ade (English)
  • block (English)
  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. runner

noun. ['ˈrʌnɝ'] someone who imports or exports without paying duties.

Synonyms

  • malefactor
  • gunrunner
  • arms-runner
  • moon-curser
  • smuggler
  • criminal
  • felon
  • crook
  • outlaw
  • coyote
  • rumrunner
  • moon curser

7. runner

noun. ['ˈrʌnɝ'] a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents.

Synonyms

  • messenger

8. runner

noun. ['ˈrʌnɝ'] someone who travels on foot by running.

Synonyms

  • traveler
  • jogger

9. runner

noun. ['ˈrʌnɝ'] a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base).

Synonyms

  • ballplayer
  • baseball player

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end
  • death

10. runner

noun. ['ˈrʌnɝ'] a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips.

Synonyms

  • stolon
  • offset

Sentences with blockade-runner


1. Noun Phrase
Although the South had some blockade runner ships that could shuttle supplies in and out of certain ports, the Union blockade was nearly impossible to pass two years after the war began.

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