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Definition of "barricade" []

  • A structure set up across a route of access to obstruct the passage of an enemy. (noun)
  • Something that serves as an obstacle; a barrier. See Synonyms at bulwark. (noun)
  • To close off or block with a barricade. (verb-transitive)
  • To keep in or out by means of a barricade. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "barricade" in a sentence
  • "In the barricade is a closet, click on the bottomright of it to close up."
  • "But the problem on either side of the barricade is always content."
  • "Each barricade is an investigation of both fortification and subversion; designing for the defense of each checkpoint, while simultaneously attempting to undermine it’s perceived raison d'être through a means of confrontation, provocation, or absurdism."