Adjective "Blockaded" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Blockaded


    Definition:

    1. the isolating, closing off, or surrounding of a place, as a port, harbor, or city, by hostile ships or troops to prevent entrance or exit.

    2. any obstruction of passage or progress: We had difficulty in getting through the blockade of bodyguards.

    3. Pathology. interruption or inhibition of a normal physiological signal, as a nerve impulse or a heart muscle–contraction impulse. verb (used with object), blockaded, blockading.

    4. to subject to a blockade.

    Origin:
    blockade

    Examples:

    "roads can be blockaded."

    "ports can be blockaded."

    "islands can be blockaded."

    "highways can be blockaded."

    "ferries can be blockaded."

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