Associations to the word «Obstruct»


OBSTRUCT, verb. To block or fill (a passage) with obstacles or an obstacle. See Synonyms at block.
OBSTRUCT, verb. ​To impede, retard, or interfere with; hinder: obstructed my progress.
OBSTRUCT, verb. To get in the way of so as to hide from sight.

Dictionary definition

OBSTRUCT, verb. Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn".
OBSTRUCT, verb. Block passage through; "obstruct the path".
OBSTRUCT, verb. Shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke