Synonyms of barrier in English:

barrier


See definition of barrier

noun

1‘police erected barriers to control the crowd’

SYNONYMS

fence, railing, barricade, hurdle, bar, blockade, roadblock

fencing

2‘a barrier to international trade’

SYNONYMS

obstacle, obstruction, hurdle, stumbling block, bar, block, impediment, hindrance

snag, catch, drawback, hitch, handicap, deterrent, complication, difficulty, problem, disadvantage, baulk, curb, check, stop

informal fly in the ointment, hiccup, facer

British informal spanner in the works

North American informal monkey wrench in the works

literary trammel

archaic cumber