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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 City Block

  • hassebrock
  • overstock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • restock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • strock
  • sprock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • stocke
  • stock
  • staack
  • srock
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • shrock

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. city

noun. ['ˈsɪti'] a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts.

Synonyms

  • concrete jungle
  • city centre
  • state capital
  • inner city
  • city center
  • medical center
  • municipality
  • metropolis
  • central city
  • municipal center
  • down town
  • financial center
  • provincial capital
  • civic center
  • urban center

Antonyms

  • dishonesty
  • disagree
  • round
  • rounded

Etymology

  • cite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. city

noun. ['ˈsɪti'] an incorporated administrative district established by state charter.

Synonyms

  • administrative division
  • city limit
  • uptown
  • administrative district
  • square
  • city district
  • city limits
  • public square

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • indirect
  • liberal
  • unconventional

Etymology

  • cite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. city

noun. ['ˈsɪti'] people living in a large densely populated municipality.

Synonyms

  • metropolis

Antonyms

  • dishonest
  • crooked

Etymology

  • cite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with city-block


1. Noun Phrase
The store, which stretches a city block in size, collects from various airlines unclaimed baggage, which is available when no one claims the baggage after 90 days.

2. Noun Phrase
Every book lover visiting Portland must be sure to stop in this megastore on an entire city block in downtown Portland.

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