Antonyms

1. blockade-runner

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

Antonyms

  • disembark

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Words that Rhyme with Naval Blockade

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Example sentences of the word naval-blockade


1. Noun Phrase
McKinley ordered a naval blockade on April 22 and Spain promptly declared war on the United States.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. blockade

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • attack
  • start
  • stay

Etymology

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

6. blockade

verb. ['ˌblɑːˈkeɪd'] impose a blockade on.

Synonyms

  • surround
  • besiege
  • beleaguer
  • hem in
  • seal off

Antonyms

  • remember
  • ability
  • decriminalise
  • legalize

Etymology

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

7. blockade

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree
  • derestrict
  • activity

Etymology

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