Fence Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Fence

A barrier thrown up hastily for defense, as in street fighting
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A structure made of such bars and supports and forming a barrier or guard; a railing.
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That which surrounds an enclosure
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Plural form of paling
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In Central and Southern Africa, a rural village of huts surrounded by a stockade.
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That which surrounds an enclosure
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A fence or balustrade made of rails and posts
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Something resembling a wall in appearance, function, or construction, as the exterior surface of a body organ or part:
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A fence made of upright pointed boards fastened at intervals to rails that extend between posts.
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That which surrounds an enclosure
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That which surrounds an enclosure
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That which surrounds an enclosure
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That which surrounds an enclosure
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A wall made from stone.
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(Sports) A fence, screen, etc., esp. one behind the catcher in baseball, serving to stop balls from leaving the playing area
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(Uncountable) a mesh of wire, usually galvanized, with a hexagonal pattern, generally used for making fences, especially for enclosures for small farm animals and pets.
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A man devoted to his family.
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To enclose with or as with troops, so as to cut off communication or retreat
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One of a row of upright pointed sticks forming a fence; a pale.
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Type of boundary to a garden, pleasure-ground, or park, designed not to interrupt the view and to be invisible until closely approached.
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A descent or delivery of something by parachute:
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(Intransitive) To construct or repair a hedge.
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An enclosure formed by a circle of wagons for defense against attack during an encampment.
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(Uncountable) The act of separating and surrounding an area, domain, or amount of something with a barrier.
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(Chiefly UK) A billboard.
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A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
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The joining of two coats of arms on one shield.
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Any one of a row of large pointed stakes set in the ground to form a fence used for fortification or defense
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An instrument for determining the extent and shape of the field of vision.
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A hedge or fence made with raddles.
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(Zoology) One of the transverse partitions dividing the body cavity of an annelid.
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A sheet or stack of material used to protect people or fire from wind
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To engage in or be prepared to engage in battle to prevent (a population or area, for example) from being captured or occupied by an enemy.
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To play defense against (an opponent or play).
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To avoid by moving suddenly out of the way.
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To make a circle around; enclose within a circle; surround
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To avoid doing or answering directly; get around; get out of
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To keep watch over, in order to prevent escape or restrain from acts of violence, or the like.
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To deflect or ward off a thrust or blow.
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(Commerce) To set aside funds toward the payment of (a note, draft, etc.) at maturity
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To confine as in a coop
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To insert into a container, usually an envelope or package.
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To divide or separate by means of a partition.
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A barrier or enclosure of fences.
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(Idiomatic, by extension) To restrict freedom.
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Plural form of stake
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That which surrounds an enclosure
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A fence of split logs secured to stakes or laid across each other at an angle.
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That which surrounds an enclosure
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A barrier against flying insects.
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(UK) Archaic spelling of all (UK) meanings of dyke.
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Plural form of picket
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Material to make an enclosure
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Material to make an enclosure
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Plural form of rail
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The act of people getting aboard a ship or aircraft; embarkation
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A receiver of stolen goods
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A place where refuse is dumped:
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(Southern US, slang, archaic) an older male African-American person
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A man who seeks casual work while traveling about carrying his swag.
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To avoid by or as by stepping aside; dodge
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An enclosure at a racetrack, where horses are saddled
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The bounds of morality, good behaviour or judgment in civilized company, in the phrase beyond the pale.
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An enclosure for military prisoners
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To trace a line around; encircle; encompass
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To duel is defined as to fight.
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Equivocate is defined as to use vague language in order to mislead or deceive.
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To increase the effectiveness of, as by additional ingredients.
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To bind with a flexible rope or cord.
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(Heraldry) To join (two coats of arms) side by side on one shield
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(Intransitive) To protest, organized by a labour union, typically in front of the location of employment.
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(UK, horse-riding) To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, especially in trotting.
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To prevaricate is to dance around the truth or speak evasively.
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(Computer keyboards) To switch to a character entry mode for capital letters and special characters.
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To confine within a limited area.
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To put or bury within a wall.
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To molt. Used of a hawk.
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Pen is defined as to write something using pen and ink.
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To confine within a limited area.
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To contend is to believe something is a fact or to deal with a challenge.
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To debate is defined as to argue about the opposing sides of a subject or to discuss the merits of different arguments and points of view.
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A limitation or restriction
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The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
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A structure, as along a stairway, consisting of a handrail supported by balusters
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Plural form of post
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To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
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Argue is defined as to verbally disagree with someone.
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Antonyms for Fence

To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
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Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
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To release from a coop.
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To relieve of care or suffering:
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To release, to free, to give freedom to.
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Words Related to Fence

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Free means to release or let go.
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To contain, as parts of a whole; to comprehend.
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