Definitions For Block


  • The act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements
  • A platform from which an auctioneer sells
  • A solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
  • Housing in a large building that is divided into separate units
  • An obstruction in a pipe or tube
  • A metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine
  • A simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
  • An inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension
  • A number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit
  • A rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
  • (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted
  • A three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
  • A solid piece of material (such as rock or wood) that has flat sides and is usually square or rectangular in shape
  • An area of land surrounded by four streets in a city
  • The length of one city block


  • Prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
  • Shape into a block or blocks
  • Shape by using a block
  • Be unable to remember
  • Interfere with or prevent the reception of signals
  • Impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)
  • Support, secure, or raise with a block
  • Block passage through
  • Render unsuitable for passage
  • Obstruct
  • Stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block
  • Shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight
  • Interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia
  • Run on a block system
  • Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
  • Stop from happening or developing
  • To be placed in front of (something, such as a road or path) so that people or things cannot pass through
  • To place something in front of (something, such as a road) so that people or things cannot go into the area
  • To stop (someone or something) from moving through or going by

Is Block a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Block is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Block in a Sentence

  • A wall built out of concrete blocks
  • We took a walk around the block.
  • She lived on our block.
  • There's an accident blocking the road.
  • The entrance was blocked by a gate.
  • Blood clots have completely blocked one of his arteries.

Synonyms for Block

Antonyms for Block

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