block up

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Related to block up: fill up, get behind, allow for, seek out, sort out
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.block up - render unsuitable for passageblock up - render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
obturate, occlude, close up, impede, obstruct, jam, block - block passage through; "obstruct the path"
block off, close off, shut off - block off the passage through; "We shut off the valve"
close - bar access to; "Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours"
obstruct, block - 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"

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vt sep
(= obstruct) gangwayblockieren, versperren; pipeverstopfen; my nose is or I’m all blocked upmeine Nase ist völlig verstopft
(= close, fill in) window, entrancezumauern; holezustopfen
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During the strike, unions also worked to block UPS deliveries in India, the Philippines and Spain.