Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 14 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 14 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 17 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is blocks a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, blocks is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 14 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 14 points.

  • Is blocks a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, blocks is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 17 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements ;
synonyms: {blocking}
2.
meaning: a platform from which an auctioneer sells;
examples: they put their paintings on the block
synonyms: {auction_block}
3.
meaning: an obstruction in a pipe or tube;
examples: we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe
synonyms: {blockage}; {closure}; {occlusion}; {stop}; {stoppage}
4.
meaning: a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine;
examples: the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked
synonyms: {engine_block}; {cylinder_block}
5.
meaning: 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 ;
synonyms: {pulley}; {pulley-block}; {pulley_block}
6.
meaning: an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do;
examples: often caused by emotional tension; I knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary block
synonyms: {mental_block}
7.
meaning: (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted;
examples: since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably
8.
meaning: housing in a large building that is divided into separate units;
examples: there is a block of classrooms in the west wing
9.
meaning: a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit;
examples: he reserved a large block of seats; he held a large block of the company's stock
10.
meaning: a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides ;
synonyms: {cube}
11.
meaning: a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings;
examples: he lives in the next block
synonyms: {city_block}
12.
meaning: a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides);
examples: the pyramids were built with large stone blocks
Verb
1.
meaning: prohibit the conversion or use of (assets);
examples: Blocked funds; Freeze the assets of this hostile government
synonyms: {freeze}; {immobilize}; {immobilise}
2.
meaning: shape into a block or blocks;
examples: block the graphs so one can see the results clearly
3.
meaning: shape by using a block;
examples: Block a hat; block a garment
4.
meaning: be unable to remember;
examples: I'm drawing a blank; You are blocking the name of your first wife!
synonyms: {forget}; {blank_out}; {draw_a_blank}
5.
meaning: impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball);
examples: block an attack
synonyms: {parry}; {deflect}
6.
meaning: support, secure, or raise with a block;
examples: block a plate for printing; block the wheels of a car
7.
meaning: block passage through;
examples: obstruct the path
synonyms: {obstruct}; {obturate}; {impede}; {occlude}; {jam}; {close_up}
8.
meaning: obstruct;
examples: My nose is all stuffed; Her arteries are blocked
synonyms: {stuff}; {lug}; {choke_up}
9.
meaning: stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block;
examples: block the book cover
10.
meaning: shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight;
examples: The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage; The trees obstruct my view of the mountains
synonyms: {obstruct}
11.
meaning: interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia;
examples: block a nerve; block a muscle
12.
meaning: run on a block system;
examples: block trains
13.
meaning: interfere with or prevent the reception of signals;
examples: Jam the Voice of America; block the signals emitted by this station
synonyms: {jam}
14.
meaning: stop from happening or developing;
examples: Block his election; Halt the process
synonyms: {stop}; {halt}; {kibosh}
15.
meaning: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of;
examples: His brother blocked him at every turn
synonyms: {obstruct}; {blockade}; {hinder}; {stymie}; {stymy}; {embarrass}
16.
meaning: render unsuitable for passage;
examples: block the way; barricade the streets; stop the busy road
synonyms: {barricade}; {blockade}; {stop}; {block_off}; {block_up}; {bar}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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