5 Letters
4 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use block as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Block
A 1 syllables noun and 5 letters with the letters b, c, k, l, and o, 4 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter o. Block starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters b, bl, blo, bloc, and the ending characters are k, ck, ock, lock, ..
(American football) the act of obstructing someone''s path with your body; "he threw a rolling block into the line backer"
Middle English
School Grade
Block is set as a grade one word that starts with b, ends with k, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 5 letters.
Is block a scrabble word? A 13 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Block in Pig Latin is said as "ockblay or ockblway".
b | l | o | c | k
bl | lo | oc | ck
blo | loc | ock
bloc | lock
Word Gram
Noun Examples
(American football) the act of obstructing someone's path with your body;
"he threw a rolling block into the line backer"
a platform from which an auctioneer sells;
"they put their paintings on the block"
a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides);
"the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
housing in a large building that is divided into separate units;
"there is a block of classrooms in the west wing"
an obstruction in a pipe or tube;
"we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine;
"the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"
a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do;
often caused by emotional tension;
"I knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary block"
a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit;
"he reserved a large block of seats";
"he held a large block of the company's stock"
a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings;
"he lives in the next block"
(computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted;
"since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably"
a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
Verb Examples
prohibit the conversion or use of (assets);
"Blocked funds";
"Freeze the assets of this hostile government"
shape into a block or blocks;
"block the graphs so one can see the results clearly"
shape by using a block;
"block a hat";
"block a garment"
be unable to remember;
"I'm drawing a blank";
"You are blocking the name of your first wife!"
interfere with or prevent the reception of signals;
"Jam the Voice of America";
"block the signals emitted by this station"
impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball);
"block an attack"
support, secure, or raise with a block;
"block a plate for printing";
"block the wheels of a car"
block passage through;
"obstruct the path"
render unsuitable for passage;
"block the way";
"barricade the streets";
"stop the busy road"
"My nose is all stuffed";
"Her arteries are blocked"
stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block;
"block the book cover"
shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight;
"The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage";
"The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"
interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia;
"block a nerve";
"block a muscle"
run on a block system;
"block trains"
hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of;
"His brother blocked him at every turn"
stop from happening or developing;
"block his election";
"Halt the process"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Block"

There are 1,088 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to block.

Absolute Frequency
Acoustic Wave
Afterthoughtan addition that was not included in the original plan
"the garage was an afterthought"
Agatean impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony
used as a gemstone and for making mortars and pestles
Agnosiainability to recognize objects by use of the senses
Amboa platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
Amounthow much there is of something that you can quantify
Amplitudegreatness of magnitude
Antagonism(biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
Antinode(physics) the point of maximum displacement in a periodic system

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There are 1 anagrams from block.

Anagram Definition
Block(American football) the act of obstructing someone''s path with your body
"he threw a rolling block into the line backer"

View English words with the unique letters used in block. Words With The Letters Bcklo


Block derives from 15 words.

Word Definition
Barthe act of preventing
"there was no bar against leaving"
"money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"
Barricadea barrier (usually thrown up hastily so as to impede the advance of an enemy)
"they enemy stormed the barricade"
Block(American football) the act of obstructing someone''s path with your body
"he threw a rolling block into the line backer"
Blockadea war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy
Block Off
Block Up
Close Up
Deflectimpede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)
"block an attack"
Impedeblock passage through
"obstruct the path"
Jamdeliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems


Block has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Obstructiongetting in someone''s way


There are 1 hyponyms for block

Word Definition
Trap Block

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word block.

Is block a scrabble word or can you use block in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 588184 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 718457 games. This 5 letter 13 point scrabble word can be rearranged 120 ways. What other words can be made with the letters b, c, k, l, and o? There's 7 with 7 letters or less with the letters b, c, k, l, and o. Here is a list of 7 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Block (5 letters) 13 16 block
Bullock (7 letters) 15 +2 20 +4 bullock
Lockbox (7 letters) 22 +9 25 +9 lockbox
Ballock (7 letters) 15 +2 19 +3 ballock
Lubbock (7 letters) 17 +4 22 +6 lubbock
Blocky (6 letters) 17 +4 19 +3 blocky
Blocks (6 letters) 14 +1 17 +1 blocks


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