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Barricade - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Barricade' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Barricade [ n.]
- A fortification, made in haste, of trees, earth, palisades, wagons, or anything that will obstruct the progress or attack of an enemy. It is usually an obstruction formed in streets to block an enemy's access.
- Any bar, obstruction, or means of defense.
- To fortify or close with a barricade or with barricades; to stop up, as a passage; to obstruct; as, the workmen barricaded the streets of Paris.

Meaning of 'Barricade' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . barricade [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy
Example in sentence:
  • they stormed the barricade
2 . barricade [ v]
Meaning (2):
- render unsuitable for passage
Example in sentence:
  • barricade the streets;
  • block the way;
  • stop the busy road
Meaning (3):
- prevent access to by barricading
Example in sentence:
  • The street where the President lives is always barricaded