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Barrier

Pronunciation of Barrier
/bˈaɹɪə/, /bˈaɹɪə/, /b_ˈa_ɹ_ɪ__ə/

Antonyms for barrier:

opening.

Synonyms for barrier:

Sense 1

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 2

limitation, disruption, snarl up, partition, marker, fortification, sandbag.

Sense 3

interference, peg, jump.

Sense 4

mist, division, tie up, hang up.

Sense 8

traverse.

jetty

breakwater.

stockade

palisade.

Sense 1 (noun)

confines.

Sense 2 (noun)

fencing, balustrade, chain-link fence, chicken wire, partition, cattle guard, barricade tape.

Sense 4 (noun)

marker, divider, separator, peg.

bar (noun)

earthwork, difficulty, limit, limitation, barbed wire, fortification, boundary, stumbling block, palisade.

barrier (noun)

roadblock.

bulwark (noun)

guard, stronghold, parapet.

defense (noun)

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.

enclosure (noun)

enclosure, cage, fence, jail, envelopment, pen, cell, prison, confinement, trap.

fortification (noun)

breastwork, palisade, earthwork.

hedge (noun)

windbreak.

hindrance (noun)

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.

jetty (noun)

breakwater.

obstruction (noun)

enclosure, limit, palisade, moat, curtain, fence, obstacle, hurdle, confines, barricade, blockade, wall, impediment, fortification, boundary, bar, roadblock, rampart, stop, railing.

obstruction to goal (noun)

handicap, encumbrance, limitation, restraint, difficulty, hindrance, drawback, stumbling block, restriction.

post (noun)

railing.

restraint (noun)

curb, restraint.

screen (noun)

backstop.

shade (noun)

panoply, awning, visor, canopy, shutter, venetian blind, blind, curtain, blinders, sunshade, shade, umbrella, parasol, lamp shade, shadow, veil.

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