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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cordon off mean? 

  The verb CORDON OFF has 1 sense:

1. divide by means of a rope

  Familiarity information: CORDON OFF used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1cordon off [BACK TO TOP]


Divide by means of a rope

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging


cordon off; rope in; rope off

Context example:

The police roped off the area where the crime occurred

Hypernyms (to "cordon off" is one way to...):

close in; enclose; inclose; shut in (surround completely)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP
Somebody ----s something with something

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