Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun clog

3 senses of clog

Sense 1
clog, geta, patten, sabot -- (footwear usually with wooden soles)
       => footwear, footgear -- (covering for a person's feet)

Sense 2
clog -- (any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction)
       => hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference -- (any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome)

Sense 3
clog dance, clog dancing, clog -- (a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps)
       => tap dancing, tap dance -- (a dance step tapped out audibly with the feet)

Antonyms of verb clog

1 of 6 senses of clog

Sense 1
clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul -- (become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up")
       Antonym of unclog (Sense 1)
      => unclog -- (become or cause to become unobstructed; "The chemical that we poured down the drain unclogged it")

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

6 senses of clog

Sense 1
clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul -- (become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up")
       => obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up -- (block passage through; "obstruct the path")

Sense 2
clog -- (dance a clog dance)
       => dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe -- (move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio")

Sense 3
clog -- (impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden; "horses were clogged until they were tamed")
       => restrain, encumber, cumber, constrain -- (hold back)

Sense 4
clog, constipate -- (impede with a clog or as if with a clog; "The market is being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is constipated today")
       => slow, slow down, slow up -- (cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down")

Sense 5
clog, clot -- (coalesce or unite in a mass; "Blood clots")
       => coalesce -- (fuse or cause to grow together)

Sense 6
clog, overload -- (fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

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