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Barrier
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Barrier as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

29 March 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 19 answers for the crossword clue 'Barrier', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Barrier a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Barrier as an answer itself some 63 times.

Barrier is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Tuesday, 30 March 2021 with the answer being HEDGE, but the most popular answer for this clue is DAM.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A structure or object that impedes free movement
  • Anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access
  • Any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective; "intolerance is a barrier to understanding"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BAR
The act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"

DAM
Female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

4 Letters

GATE
A computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs

RAIL
Any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud

WALL
A layer of material that encloses space; "the walls of the cylinder were perforated"; "the container's walls were blue"

5 Letters

BLOCK
The act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

FENCE
A barrier that serves to enclose an area

GRATE
A frame of iron bars to hold a fire

HEDGE
Any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change

6 Letters

HURDLE BHUPESH
The act of jumping over an obstacle

7 Letters

RAILING
A barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

8 Letters

BLOCKADE
Prevents access or progress

OBSTACLE
Something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan"

STOCKADE
A penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)

9 Letters

BARRICADE
A barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy; "they stormed the barricade"

PARTITION
A vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)

ROADBLOCK
A barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.

10 Letters

IMPEDIMENT
Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

11 Letters

OBSTRUCTION
Something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan"

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