Synonyms for barricade

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : bar-i-keyd, bar-i-keyd
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbær ɪˌkeɪd, ˌbær ɪˈkeɪd

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Définition of barricade

Origin :
  • 1590s, from Middle French barricader "to barricade" (1550s), from barrique "barrel," from Spanish barrica "barrel," from baril (see barrel). Revolutionary associations began during 1588 Huguenot riots in Paris, when large barrels filled with earth and stones were set up in the streets. Related: Barricaded; barricading.
  • noun blocking object
  • verb block, usually to protect
Example sentences :
  • The officers had come forward to the barricade and were consulting together.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • After a pause it became evident that the barricade was being destroyed.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • If you refuse to act with me, barricade the door between the bar and the north wing.
  • Extract from : « The Inn at the Red Oak » by Latta Griswold
  • We are strong enough to beat them off if we barricade the house.
  • Extract from : « The Pirate and The Three Cutters » by Frederick Marryat
  • The end was close at hand; they might come out in the rear of the barricade at any moment.
  • Extract from : « The Downfall » by Emile Zola
  • At first he could distinguish no one; he thought the barricade had been abandoned.
  • Extract from : « The Downfall » by Emile Zola
  • They hacked down trees with their stone hatchets, and built a barricade.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, July 6, 1880 » by Various
  • Then he tossed the fragment gently over the barricade of bodies.
  • Extract from : « The Martian Cabal » by Roman Frederick Starzl
  • Birge did not stop until he had leaped his mare over the barricade.
  • Extract from : « Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman » by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
  • And there 's Massingbred on the top of the barricade, in the midst of it all.
  • Extract from : « The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for barricade

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