Occlude Definition

ə-klo͝od
occluded, occludes, occluding
verb
occluded, occludes, occluding
To cause to become closed; obstruct.
American Heritage Medicine
To close, shut, or block (a passage)
Webster's New World
To prevent the passage of; shut in or out.
Webster's New World
To conceal, hide, or obscure.
Webster's New World
To retain or absorb (a gas, liquid, or solid)
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
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Origin of Occlude

  • Latin occlūdere ob- intensive pref. ob– claudere to close

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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