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A car was blocking the road.
Something is blocking the flow of water through the pipe.
A crowd of people blocked his way to the gate.
He stood by the door, deliberately blocking her exit.
She expertly blocked all her opponent’s punches.
In blocking the goal shot, Mario sprained his shoulder.
Her hat was blocking his view of the screen.
Don’t stand in the doorway, you’re blocking the light.
She accused him of blocking her promotion.
The plan to build a new nursery school was blocked by local residents.
You block a passage of text and hit Control+C to centre it on the page.
This is the British English definition of block. View American English definition of block.