Definition of Block:

  1. Number or quantity of a thing bought, sold, or handled as a unit.

  2. Make the movement or flow in (a passage, pipe, road, etc.) difficult or impossible.

  3. A flat area of something, especially a solid area of color.

  4. A pulley or system of pulleys mounted in a case.

  5. Rectangular piece of land enclosed in a grid of streets.

  6. A large single building subdivided into separate rooms, apartments, or offices.

  7. Shape or reshape (a hat) using a wooden mold.

  8. A large solid piece of hard material, especially rock, stone, or wood, typically with flat surfaces on each side.

  9. A persons head.

  10. An obstacle to the normal progress or functioning of something.

  11. Impress text or a design on (a book cover).

  12. Design or plan the movements of actors on a stage or movie set.

  13. Informal US unit of distance, ranging from about 87.5 yards to 175 yards (or 80 meters to 160 meters).

  14. A large quantity or allocation of things regarded as a unit.

Synonyms of Block

Clog, Clog up, Stop up, Choke, Plug, Obstruct, Gum up, Occlude, Dam up, Congest, Jam, Close, Boeotian, Dutch auction, Afterthought, Agate, Agnosia, Apply to, Aquatint, Arm, Arrest, Auction, Auction block, Auction sale, Autolithograph, Ax, Balk, Ball, Bar, Barricade, Barrier, Baseball bat, Bat, Batch, Battery, Battledore, Bauble, Beat off, Bind, Blank wall, Blanket, Blind alley, Blind gut, Block out, Block print, Block up, Blockade, Blockage, Blocking, Blocks, Blot out, Board lot, Body, Bolt, Bottleneck, Brake, Brick, Bring to, Bring up short, Bulk, Bung, Bung up, Bureaucratic delay, Cake, Canopy, Catch, Caulk, Cecum, Censorship, Check, Checkerboard, Checkmate, Chessboard, Chink, Chock, Choke, Choke off, Choke up, Choking, Choking off, Chromolithograph, Chunk, City block, Cloak, Clod, Clog, Clog up, Clos, Close, Close off, Close tight, Close up, Clothe, Cloud, Club, Clump, Cluster, Cockhorse, Color print, Concrete, Concretion, Confine, Congest, Congestion, Conglomerate, Conglomeration, Constipate, Constipation, Constrict, Conversion, Cope, Copperplate, Copperplate print, Cordon, Cork, Costiveness, Counter, Cover, Cover up, Cowl, Crayon engraving, Cricket bat, Croft, Cross, Crowd, Cube, Cue, Cul-de-sac, Curtain, Cut, Cut off, Cut short, Dam, Dam up, Dead end, Deadlock, Death chair, Death chamber, Debar, Defense mechanism, Delay, Delayage, Delayed reaction, Delirium, Delusion, Delusion of persecution, Deny, Design, Detain, Detention, Determent, Deterrent, Difficulty, Dimwit, Disorientation, Dog, Doll, Doll carriage, Dolt, Donkey, Dope, Double take, Drag, Dragging, Drawback, Drive back, Drop, Dullard, Dumb cluck, Dumbbell, Dummy, Dummy share, Dunce, Eclipse, Electric chair, Eliminate, Ell, Embolism, Embolus, Enclave, Engravement, Engraving, Erase, Etching, Even lot, Exclude, Extension, Fend, Fend off, Field, Fill, Fill up, Film, Flight of ideas, Forty, Foul, Fractional lot, Freeze, Full lot, Gallows, Gallows-tree, Gas chamber, Gewgaw, Gibbet, Gimcrack, Gob, Golf club, Gorge, Gowk, Graphotype, Guillotine, Hallucination, Hallucinosis, Halt, Halter, Hamper, Hang-up, Hazard, Hemp, Hempen collar, Hinder, Hindrance, Hitch, Hobbyhorse, Hold at bay, Hold back, Hold off, Hold up, Holding, Holdings, Holdup, Hood, Hot seat, Hunk, Hurdle, Impasse, Impede, Impediment, Impress, Impression, Imprint, Infarct, Infarction, Inhibition, Interim, Jack-in-the-box, Jacks, Jackstones, Jackstraws, Jam, Jobbernowl, Joker, Keep at bay, Keep back, Keep off, Kickshaw, Kit, Knickknack, Knot, Kraal, Lackwit, Lag, Lagging, Lamebrain, Lay on, Lay out, Lay over, Lethal chamber, Lightweight, Linoleum-block print, Lithograph, Loaf, Lock, Logjam, Looby, Loon, Lot, Lump, Maiden, Make late, Mantle, Marble, Marionette, Mask, Mass, Mental block, Mental confusion, Mezzotint, Mig, Moratorium, Muffle, Negative, Niais, Nihilism, Nihilistic delusion, Nincompoop, Ninny, Ninnyhammer, Nitwit, Noddy, Node, Noose, Nugget, Obduce, Objection, Obscure, Obstacle, Obstipate, Obstipation, Obstruct, Obstruction, Obstructive, Occlude, Occult, Odd lot, One small difficulty, Outcry, Outfit, Outline, Overlay, Overspread, Pack, Pale, Paper doll, Paperasserie, Paralogia, Parcel of land, Parry, Pat, Patch, Pause, Pick-up sticks, Piece, Pinwheel, Plan, Plat, Plaything, Plot, Plot of ground, Plug, Plug up, Preference share, Prevent, Print, Psychological block, Pull up, Puppet, Push back, Put, Put back, Put on, Put paid to, Quad, Quadrangle, Quantity, Racket, Rag doll, Real estate, Rebuff, Red tape, Red-tapeism, Red-tapery, Repel, Repression, Reprieve, Repulse, Resistance, Respite, Restraint, Retard, Retardance, Retardation, Roadblock, Rocking horse, Rope, Rough out, Round lot, Rub, Rubber-block print, Scaffold, Screen, Scum, Sealing off, Section, Series, Set, Share, Shield, Shut off, Shut out, Shut tight, Sketch, Slab, Slacken, Slow down, Slow-up, Slowdown, Slowness, Snag, Solid, Solid body, Spile, Sport, Spread over, Square, Squeeze, Squeeze shut, Stake, Stalemate, Stall, Stanch, Stave off, Stay, Stay of execution, Steelie, Stem, Stem the tide, Stench, Stifle, Stockholding, Stockholdings, Stop, Stop cold, Stop dead, Stop short, Stop up, Stoppage, Stopper, Stopple, Strangle, Strangulate, Strangulation, Stuff, Stuff up, Stumbling block, Stumbling stone, Stump, Stupid, Stymie, Sublimation, Suffocate, Suit, Suite, Superimpose, Superpose, Suppression, Suspension, Symbolization, Taw, Teetotum, The chair, Thickwit, Tie-up, Time lag, Top, Toy, Toy soldier, Tract, Tree, Trinket, Turn aside, Veil, Vendue, Vignette, Wad, Wait, Wall, Ward off, Whim-wham, Wing, Witling, Wood engraving, Woodblock, Woodcut, Woodprint, Xylograph, Building, Complex, Structure, Development, Batch, Group, Cluster, Set, Section, Quantity, Series, Chunk, Hunk, Brick, Slab, Lump, Piece, Obstacle, Obstruction, Bar, Barrier, Impediment, Hindrance, Check, Hurdle, Stumbling block

How to use Block in a sentence?

  1. Nobody cleans and blocks old felt hats any more.
  2. Substantial demands for time off may constitute a block to career advancement.
  3. Original blue cloth, spine lettered and blocked in gold.
  4. An apartment block.
  5. The stage version clearly needs blocking as there is a limited space on which to do the entire show.
  6. Cover the eyelid with a neutral block of color.
  7. A simple pulley block.
  8. Block up the holes with sticky tape.
  9. A block of shares.
  10. A block of marble.

Meaning of Block & Block Definition