Dam and Obstruct

Dam

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Dam verb – To prevent passage through by filling with something.
Usage example: ice floes were damming the river

Obstruct is a synonym for dam in block topic. In some cases you can use "Obstruct" instead a verb "Dam", when it comes to topics like hold back, open, block up.
Synonyms for Dam

Obstruct

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Obstruct verb – To prevent passage through by filling with something.
Usage example: at the moment the city's only tunnel between downtown and the airport is obstructed by an overturned tanker truck

Dam is a synonym for obstruct in hold back topic. You can use "Dam" instead a verb "Obstruct", if it concerns topics such as open.
Nearby Words: obstruction, obstructive, obstructing
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flow dam flow obstruct flow
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Obstruct and Dam. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 17, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/dam/obstruct
Dam & Obstruct. N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Jun. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/dam/obstruct>.
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