Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb block_out

4 senses of block out

Sense 1
block out -- (plan where and when songs should be inserted into a theatrical production, or plan a theatrical production in general)
       => lay out -- (provide a detailed plan or design; "She laid out her plans for the new house")

Sense 2
screen, block out -- (prevent from entering; "block out the strong sunlight")
       => obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up -- (block passage through; "obstruct the path")

Sense 3
mask, block out -- (shield from light)
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 4
block out -- (indicate roughly; "We sketched out our plan")
       => sketch, outline, adumbrate -- (describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas")

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