Pronunciation of Barrier
/bˈaɹɪə/, /bˈaɹɪə/, /b_ˈa_ɹ_ɪ__ə/
Antonyms for barrier:
Synonyms for barrier:
millstone, chain-link fence, rail, cattle guard, stumbling block, embarrassment, fencing, predicament, separator, railing, lock, red tape, paling, speed bump, intrusion, perimeter, earthwork, guard rail, windbreak, chicken wire, narrowness, barricade tape, balustrade, picket fence, inconvenience, barbed wire, setback, stile, sticking point, divider.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
marker, divider, separator, peg.
defense, support, rebuttal, armor, shield, barricade, buffer, protection, resistance, reply, cover, security, guard, retort, countermeasure, harbor, backfire, wall, screen, shelter, fortress, stronghold, answer, moat, counterattack, argument, response, safeguard, return, aversion.
breastwork, palisade, earthwork.
dam, blockage, snarl, bung, complication, jam, burden, restraint, frustration, choke, drawback, stop, constipation, tangle, restriction, hindrance, opposition, entanglement, crimp, entrapment, stoppage, drag, delay, stay, inhibition, mire, constraint, obstruction, bafflement, clog, hurdle, obstacle, deterrent, block, blockade, interruption, impedance, plug, impediment, congestion, encumbrance, handicap, snag, bottleneck, impasse, catch, damper, disadvantage, brake.
obstruction to goal (noun)
Usage examples for barrier:
- The tickets are collected as the passengers pass through the barrier at the end of the journey. - "Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan", Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy).
- That was the barrier between them, she thought. - "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.
- She had bound him to her forever by putting this barrier between them. - "The Mayor of Warwick", Herbert M. Hopkins.