Synonym of barrier

Alternative for barrier

barriers

Synonym: barricade, fortification, obstruction,

Noun

A fence or other obstacle that prevents movement or access
barricade fence railing wall bar blockade block boundary cordon ditch hedge hurdle obstacle obstruction pale roadblock bulwark fencing fortification palisade rampart stockade enclosure limit stop moat trench blank wall embankment dam partition screen rail levee divider dike balustrade defence bank dyke defense separator earthwork windbreak paling breakwater barrage panel banister parapet guardrail bannister jetty hindrance impediment gate hedgerow groyne causeway mound division weir head separation ridge protection groin mole restriction handrail circumvallation sea wall support room divider check dividing wall curtain shield guard jump bastion breastwork trellis hill slope post encirclement fort security outwork vallum vallation projection fireproofing sluice stretch blocking object sea cliff purdah handle wedge shaft chainlink fencing sentry post blockage blind shelter border perimeter firewall banisters baluster balusters drain channel watercourse conduit gutter grade milldam boom millpond redoubt berm buttress stoppage battlement barbican stronghold shutter arras rails bannisters deterrent precipice cliff scarp scar escarpment barranca barranco crag bluff windshield citadel buffet buffer fortress infarct clog embolus closure infarction snag defensive wall bartizan elevation beleaguerment investment siding pole rest besiegement leaguer septum ring-fence windscreen line of defense defenses verge curb panelling paneling retainer facade surface side limitation pier boundary line siege façade defences railings wharf spur seawall pickets stakes chains backstop posts cyclone net boards harbor wall offshore barrier barbed wire

Noun

A circumstance or obstacle that keeps people or things apart or prevents communication or progress
obstacle hurdle bar hindrance block drawback handicap impediment obstruction check difficulty hitch snag catch deterrent limitation baulk complication curb disadvantage encumbrance hiccup problem restriction stop cumber facer restraint trammel balk hazard pale preventive stumbling block sticking point fly in the ointment spanner in the works monkey wrench in the works inhibition fetter cramp clog crimp drag interference holdback chain manacle embarrassment shackles let blockage stoppage constraint setback issue brake discouragement pitfall barricade damper catch-22 holdup inconvenience burden millstone hamper stricture impedance shackle prohibition delay trouble congestion jam gridlock uphill glitch rein wall headache road block monkey wrench interruption interdict defect disincentive control hold-up embargo impasse weakness prevention joker detriment rub straitjacket condition circumscription bottleneck ball and chain hang-up limit ban booby trap hampering albatross baggage occlusion dissuasion retardation blocking blockade jam-up boycott logjam snarl-up disbenefit snarl dilemma hassle bridle clampdown determent pickle proscription moratorium veto deadlock cumbrance shortcoming hardship fault downside flaw lock load suppression injunction hangup traverse predicament circumvention retardment blank wall roadblock tailback minus prob clot gotcha gimmick quandary adversity backup knock-back stone in one's path mishap fetters taboo bug land mine deterrence millstone around your neck retardant traffic jam tight spot bone of contention bond deadweight complaint sabotage intervention railing fence bonds stumbling stone injury excess baggage foot dragging weary load psychological baggage mountain checkmate snafu tangle discontinuance millstone round someone's neck tie disablement impairment disorder tribulation interdiction stopping up checking bridling curbing repression nuisance bump defence defense halt leash preventative avoidance sanction shunning rejection deal-breaker pinch imperfection aggravation frustration shackling baulking cramping fettering holding back stifling smothering arrest dead weight red tape restrainer suppressant crackdown opposition deficiency stalemate standstill defensive measures stopping halting thwarting quashing foiling rahui entanglement factor web development liability refusal can of worms disputed point weak point negative debit incommodity strike weak spot standoff narrowing tie-up queue constriction point at issue balking sublimation lack failing disability ill evil put down damp mountain to climb curtailment caution warning rebuff demarcation putting an end to putting an stop to nipping in the bud hold moderation full stop Mexican standoff sig alert fix puzzler knot crunch unseen problem spot scrape cropper confinement stint downfall red light thumbs down disqualification tightening squeezing compression contraction binding shrinking astringency choking boundary misfortune upset blow blunder bother grievance defeat slip wet blanket bondage pinions weight decrease string rope manacles chains order abridgment instruction abridgement restraining order deprivation ceiling command reduction inadequacy modification definition reservation circumspection qualification thorn in one's side vexation gremlin mix-up source of difficulty hot potato worry hornets' nest source of trouble thorn in one's flesh the rub muddle dispute mess vexed question question mark plight difficult situation knock bummer reversal inefficacy error restricted access miscalculation mischance mistake disappointment bafflement whammy body blow bitter pill one in the eye piece of bad luck kick in the teeth stroke of bad luck bit of trouble reversal of fortune frailty foible demerit vice sin want trial penalty Achilles heel cost harm infirmity blemish dereliction affliction annoyance awkwardness damage price unfitness failure disturbance disruption lapse fuss unwieldiness exasperation consequence discomfort untimeliness unsuitableness cumbersomeness troublesomeness uneasiness stew debility toll consequences unhandiness expense bothersomeness hurt con chink in somebody's armor fallibility undesirable consequence pain blind spot incommodiousness disfavor loss bane suffering torment sacrifice incapacity disservice disfavour unpleasantness botheration irritation cross negative aspect fragility bugbear inability ramification distress invalidity instability impotence feet of clay gap unsoundness chink in armor undesirable consequences adverse effects sore point bad flip side weak link vulnerable point weak area weak side fatal flaw chink in one's armor result incapability other side of the coin lack of comfort idiosyncrasy quirk forfeit miscarriage privation forfeiture chink in one's armour inability to hack it defectiveness faultiness afterdeal prejudice scarcity shortage saddle debt guilt duty adverse effect incompleteness hole Achilles' heel kink chink in your armour deformity monkey on one's back punishment mischief trap discredit trick wrong snare question perplexity despite mark against one bad mark loss of credit loss of points conundrum ploy puzzle dodge wile problems ailment dysfunction marring spoiling illfare worriment habit count squeeze doubt disagreement irk irritant anxiety thorn peeve concern harassment pest stress disquiet aggro ruffle unease vulnerability illness disease malady hot water nuisance value agitation box teething trouble irresolution decrepitude enervation feebleness incommode hair shirt tiresomeness inopportuneness abnormality vitiation languor faintness powerlessness inconstancy unpleasant aspect joker in the pack involvement lease chit indebtment loan bite pledge balance arrear possibility due contingency remainder contract mortgage jinx tab IOU account incompetence incompetency inexperience learning difficulties learning disability ill health special needs put out cross to bear soft spot bad news disaster area weakest link millstone round one's neck

Noun

(British) A gate that controls access to a building or facility

Noun

A point or place where a check is performed, especially a point along a road or on a frontier where travellers are stopped for inspection

Noun

Ticket office

Noun

The outside limit of an object, area, or surface
extent boundary limit ceiling confines cap end limitation line margin termination threshold border bound parameter frontier perimeter circumscription periphery edge circumference bounds rim skirt constraint extremity fringe skirting borderline confine edging brim compass confinement radius verge brink precinct outline horizon side terminus borderland terminal outer limit cut-off point limits edges margins fringes extremities hem pale frame circuit march marge bourn purlieus outer limits environs state line mark maximum restriction curb demarcation restraint check control regulation curtailment trammel restrainer containment bridle damper rein brake constrainment fetter constriction inhibition cramp hindrance repression stricture cutoff point upper limit tops line of demarcation outside depth finality absolute conclusion fence boundary line bounding line partition line demarcation line farthest reach farthest point furthest bound end point lip ambit marches dividing line bank extreme term partition outskirts outskirt flange selvage borders flank range reach embankment scope orbit point crossover divide tip cusp trimming ring sideline levee boundaries apex foot head precipice enclosure hand parameters approach contour division tail end sides thresholds barriers furthermost part border line front line marchland butt mouth outermost edge trim outer edge fine line ledge band top strip baseline restrictions limitations end of the line stretch sweep purlieu realm sphere purview perspective outlook white line ken prospect perception range of experience

Noun

A threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule
sanction ban embargo penalty boycott restriction deterrent prohibition punishment correction discipline exclusion penalization retribution tariff action command decree injunction measure punitive action sentence writ coercive measures coercive measure punitive measure penance fine damages forfeiture mulct forfeit interdict amercement amends reparation judgement veto proscription justice judgment punition rap interdiction bar charge fee conviction reprimand condemnation confiscation price moratorium sequestration financial penalty dues mortification refusal taboo don't no-no thou-shalt-not limitation loss handicap censure cost ruling fall consequence levy determination verdict redress recompense payment assessment rule compensation decision pronouncement anathema avoidance rejection shunning disapproval knock-back tapu non-acceptance suppression stoppage reservation social convention restraint religious convention superstition law stricture inhibition regulation forbiddance block censorship disqualification red light thumbs down rahui disallowance off limits out of bounds court order restraining order official forbiddance chastisement comeuppance wrath deserts requital vengeance medicine torture infliction castigation chastening consequences pain stick gallows suffering deprivation nemesis victimisation jankers unhappiness hammer rod victimization ostracism punitive measures disciplinary action just deserts firm hand hell to pay reproof scolding telling-off sacrifice reward desert revenge atonement criticism disciplining rebuke absolution denial deferment retaliation doom attrition suspended sentence what's coming to you what you deserve deferred sentence reformation admonition aversive aversive stimulus reform fate destiny blast put down return penitence restitution destruction excoriation bawling-out ticking-off penalties sanctions negative reinforcement what is coming to one what one is asking for talion sentences due meed what's coming to one poetic justice what is merited payback what is due dueness dose of one's own medicine lumps retributive justice chewing out dressing down due reward just punishment deserved fate getting yours control use of punishment a firm hand surrender relinquishment subjugation giving up finding order holding controlling subduing losing surrendering edict sleep dictum term knock book hitch vacation getup clock jolt trick abasement denying sacrificing abandonment ceding attainder yielding forfeiting result toll considered opinion sending up the river drawback disadvantage downside snag bane minus affliction worry burden trouble torment tribulation trial disbenefit expiation undesirable consequence propitiation compunction purgation self-abasement self-mortification self-punishment self-flagellation

Noun

An area cleared of all flammable material to prevent a fire from spreading across it

Antonym of barrier

barrier Idiom, Proverb

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