Associations to the word «Barricade»


BARRICADE, noun. A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
BARRICADE, noun. An obstacle, barrier, or bulwark.
BARRICADE, noun. (figuratively) (in the plural) A place of confrontation.
BARRICADE, verb. To close or block a road etc., using a barricade
BARRICADE, verb. To keep someone in (or out), using a blockade, especially ships in a port

Dictionary definition

BARRICADE, noun. A barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc..
BARRICADE, noun. A barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy; "they stormed the barricade".
BARRICADE, verb. Render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road".
BARRICADE, verb. Prevent access to by barricading; "The street where the President lives is always barricaded".
BARRICADE, verb. Block off with barricades.

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