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What does "block" mean?

Vocabulary Word: block

1. Definition (n.) in basketball, stop your opponent from scoring by hitting the ball out of the air

Examples Shaq thought he was open, but Kobe snuck up behind him and blocked his shot.

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2. Definition (n.) pieces of land separated by streets in a city, usually where houses, apartments and other buildings are found

Examples There is a grocery store one block from my house. I go there a lot.

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3. Definition (v.) stop; not allow something to pass through or happen

Examples We can’t drive down that street. The parade blocks the entire area.

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4. Definition (n.) not being able to do something (such as write)

Examples I’m trying to practice my song, but I feel like I have some kind of singer’s block.

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