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  1. An obstacle, barrier, or bulwark.
  2. A place of confrontation.
  3. A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence.


  1. To keep someone in (or out), using a blockade, especially ships in a port.
  2. To close or block a road etc., using a barricade.

words with similar pronunciation

The similarity is measured in the number of changed sounds (added, deleted, or replaced) between two transcriptions.

barricades/bˈæɹəkˌɛɪdz/, 1 change.
barrack/bˈæɹək/, 2 changes.
barracks/bˈæɹəks/, 2 changes.
baffled/bˈæfəld/, 3 changes.
fabricate/fˈæbɹəkˌɛɪt/, 3 changes.
cavalcade/kˈævəlkˌɛɪd/, 3 changes.
massacred/mˈæsəkɚd/, 3 changes.
baron/bˈæɹən/, 3 changes.
barracuda/bˌɛɹəkˈudə/, 3 changes.
caraway/kˈæɹəwˌɛɪ/, 3 changes.

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