What are the antonyms for BLOCKADING?

Synonyms for BLOCKADING

Usage Examples for BLOCKADING

  1. The Syracusans also wished to try their fortune at sea, seeing that the Athenians had only a few ships actually at Rhegium, and hearing that the main fleet destined to join them was engaged in blockading the island. - "The History of the Peloponnesian War" by Thucydides
  2. From the sea- wall of Charleston, the great Atlantic port of the South, the masts of the blockading squadron were visible in the offing; and beyond the mouths of the Mississippi, closing the approaches to New Orleans, the long black hulls steamed slowly to and fro. - "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson