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 for blocked
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Block \Block\ (bl[o^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blocked
     (bl[o^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Blocking.] [Cf. F. bloquer, fr.
     bloc block. See Block, n.]
     1. To obstruct so as to prevent passage or progress; to
        prevent passage from, through, or into, by obstructing the
        way; -- used both of persons and things; -- often followed
        by up; as, to block up a road or harbor; to block an
        entrance.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              With moles . . . would block the port. --Rowe.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              A city . . . besieged and blocked about. --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To secure or support by means of blocks; to secure, as two
        boards at their angles of intersection, by pieces of wood
        glued to each.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To shape on, or stamp with, a block; as, to block a hat.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. to cause (any activity) to halt by creating an
        obstruction; as, to block a nerve impulse; to block a
        biochemical reaction with a drug.
        [PJC]
  
     To block out, to begin to reduce to shape; to mark out
        roughly; to lay out; to outline; as, to block out a plan.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  blocked \blocked\ adj.
     1. closed to traffic. Traffic was blocked by an overturned
        tractor-trailor
  
     Syn: out of use(predicate).
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. at a complete standstill because of opposition of two
        unrelenting forces or factions.
  
     Syn: deadlocked, stalemated.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. unusable because of some obstruction.
        [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  blocked
      adj 1: closed to traffic; "the repaving results in many blocked
             streets" [syn: blocked, out of use(p)]
      2: completely obstructed or closed off; "the storm was
         responsible for many blocked roads and bridges"; "the drain
         was plugged" [syn: blocked, plugged]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "blocked":
     Lethean, absentminded, amnestic, arrested, back, backward,
     behindhand, belated, bound, choked, choked up, clogged, clogged up,
     congested, constipated, converted, costive, delayed,
     delayed-action, detained, forgetful, forgetting, foul, fouled,
     full, heedless, held up, hung up, in a bind, in abeyance,
     inclined to forget, infarcted, jammed, late, latish, moratory,
     never on time, oblivious, obstipated, obstructed, overdue, packed,
     plugged, plugged up, repressed, retarded, slow, stopped,
     stopped up, stuffed, stuffed up, suppressed, tardy, unmindful,
     unpunctual, unready, untimely
  
  

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