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barricade

bar·ri·cade

barricade

 
 
pronunciation:
bae r keId
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a hastily constructed barrier for protection or for obstructing passage.
synonyms:
barrier
similar words:
abatis, block, blockade, breastwork, bulwark, earthwork, embankment, fence, obstacle, parapet, rampart, roadblock, stockade, wall
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: barricaded, barricades, barricading
definition 1: to obstruct or block with or as if with a barricade.
We barricaded the door.
similar words:
bar, block, blockade, obstruct, rampart, wall
definition 2: to defend or enclose by means of a barricade.
We barricaded ourselves in the fort.
synonyms:
enclose
similar words:
bar, cordon, dike, fence, fortify, rampart, secure, stockade, wall