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Another word for wall

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Noun
  1. A solid structure that encloses an area or separates one area from another

      1. The act or process of dividing something into parts.
      2. The state of being so divided.
      3. Something that divides or separates, as a wall dividing one room or cubicle from another.
      1. A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
      2. Something immaterial that obstructs or impedes:
      3. A membrane, tissue, or mechanism that blocks the passage of certain substances.
  2. Something that impedes or prevents entry or passage

      1. To travel or pass across, over, or through:
      2. To move to and fro over; cross and recross:
      3. To go up, down, or across (a slope) diagonally, as in skiing.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. A dead or partly dead tree that is still standing.
      2. A tree or a part of a tree that is sunken in or protrudes above a body of water and is a danger to navigation.
      3. A snaggletooth.
      1. Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
      2. The act of obstructing:
      3. The condition of being obstructed:
      1. Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
      1. Something that impedes; a hindrance or obstruction.
      2. Something that obstructs the making of a legal contract.
      3. A physical defect, especially one that interferes with speech.
      1. A light portable barrier over which competitors must leap in certain races.
      2. A race in which a series of such barriers must be jumped without the competitors' breaking their stride.
      3. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
      1. The act of hindering:
      2. The condition of being hindered.
      3. Something that hinders; an impediment.
      1. To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
      2. Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
      1. An obstruction or hindrance.
      2. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
      3. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
      1. The act of obstructing.
      2. An obstruction.
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
      2. Something immaterial that obstructs or impedes:
      3. A membrane, tissue, or mechanism that blocks the passage of certain substances.
      1. A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
      2. A usually temporary structure set up to restrict or control the movement of people or conveyances:
      3. Something that serves as an obstacle; a barrier:
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
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Verb
  1. To separate with or as if with a wall

      1. The act or process of dividing something into parts.
      2. The state of being so divided.
      3. Something that divides or separates, as a wall dividing one room or cubicle from another.
      1. A structure serving as an enclosure, a barrier, or a boundary, usually made of posts or stakes joined together by boards, wire, or rails.
      2. An adjustable guide with a flat edge used on a table saw and positioned parallel to the plane of the cutting attachment in order to keep the board properly positioned for the cut to be made at the correct distance from the board's edge.
      3. One who receives and sells stolen goods.
    See also:

    include

  2. To confine within a limited area.

      1. To close (a building) so that no one can enter.
      2. To terminate (a business).
      3. To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
      1. A person confined indoors by illness or disability.
      2. Confined to a home or hospital, as by illness.
      3. Disposed to avoid social contact; excessively withdrawn or introverted.
      1. A ballpoint pen.
      2. A fountain pen.
      3. A pen point.
      1. A cage for hawks, especially when molting.
      2. A secret place; a hideaway.
      3. A group of buildings originally containing private stables, often converted into residential apartments.
      1. To confine within or as if within walls; imprison.
      2. To build into a wall:
      3. To entomb in a wall.
      1. A structure serving as an enclosure, a barrier, or a boundary, usually made of posts or stakes joined together by boards, wire, or rails.
      2. An adjustable guide with a flat edge used on a table saw and positioned parallel to the plane of the cutting attachment in order to keep the board properly positioned for the cut to be made at the correct distance from the board's edge.
      3. One who receives and sells stolen goods.
      1. To surround on all sides; close in:
      2. To fence in so as to prevent common use:
      3. To build or equip with a roof and walls:
      1. A small enclosure or cage, as for poultry or small animals.
      2. A cramped or uncomfortably confined space.
      3. A jail or prison.
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  3. To shut in with or as if with bars

      1. A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a door, for holding, closing, or securing.
      2. A section of a waterway, such as a canal, closed off with gates, in which vessels in transit are raised or lowered by raising or lowering the water level of that section.
      3. A mechanism in a firearm for exploding the charge.
      1. To keep within bounds; restrict:
      2. To shut or keep in, especially to imprison.
      3. To restrict in movement:
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
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Another word for wall

Noun
  1. A physical barrier

      1. an interwoven mesh of twigs; wattle
      2. the act of making such a mesh
      1. A construction of poles intertwined with twigs, reeds, or branches, used for walls, fences, and roofs.
      2. Material used for such construction.
      3. Any of various Australian trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
      1. One of a row of upright pointed sticks forming a fence; a pale.
      2. Pointed sticks used in making fences; pales.
      3. A fence made of pales or pickets.
      1. Alternative form of sluice gate.
      2. A portal which may be opened or closed to allow or prevent the passage of water through a man-made channel.
      3. (figuratively) Something which restrains or releases a substantial volume—a flood—of activity, emotion, etc.
      1. A gate used to control the flow of a body of water.
      2. Something that restrains a flood or outpouring:
      1. A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
      2. A usually temporary structure set up to restrict or control the movement of people or conveyances:
      3. Something that serves as an obstacle; a barrier:
      1. A high, steep, or overhanging face of rock.
      1. A fortified place or position stationed with troops.
      2. A permanent army post.
      1. A fence of pales forming a defense barrier or fortification.
      2. One of the pales of such a fence.
      3. A line of lofty steep cliffs, usually along a river.
      1. A wall or embankment raised as a defensive fortification; a rampart.
      2. Something serving as a defense or safeguard:
      3. A breakwater.
      1. A fortification consisting of an embankment, often with a parapet built on top.
      2. A means of protection or defense; a bulwark.
      3. To fortify or surround with a rampart.
      1. One that retains, as a device, frame, or groove that restrains or guides.
      2. An appliance used to hold teeth in position after orthodontic treatment.
      3. An employee, typically a long-term employee.
      1. A low protective wall or railing along the edge of a raised structure such as a roof or balcony.
      2. An earthen or stone embankment protecting soldiers from enemy fire.
      1. A building material consisting of rectangular sections usually made of a gypsum plaster core bonded between layers of heavy paper, used especially in the construction of interior walls and ceilings.
      2. A wall constructed from rocks that are not cemented together.
      3. To construct (a wall or ceiling) using drywall.
      1. A structure serving as an enclosure, a barrier, or a boundary, usually made of posts or stakes joined together by boards, wire, or rails.
      2. An adjustable guide with a flat edge used on a table saw and positioned parallel to the plane of the cutting attachment in order to keep the board properly positioned for the cut to be made at the correct distance from the board's edge.
      3. One who receives and sells stolen goods.
      1. A defensive barrier made of strong posts or timbers driven upright side by side into the ground.
      2. A similar fenced or enclosed area, especially one used for protection.
      3. A jail on a military base.
      1. An embankment raised to prevent a river from overflowing.
      2. A small ridge or raised area bordering an irrigated field.
      3. A landing place on a river; a pier.
      1. A piled-up mass, as of snow or clouds; a heap:
      2. A steep natural incline.
      3. An artificial embankment.
      1. A long narrow trench or furrow dug in the ground, as for irrigation, drainage, or a boundary line.
      2. To dig or make a long narrow trench or furrow in.
      3. To surround with a long narrow trench or furrow.
      1. An embankment of earth and rock built to prevent floods.
      2. A low wall, often of sod, dividing or enclosing lands.
      3. A barrier blocking a passage, especially for protection.
      1. The act of embanking.
      2. A mound of earth or stone built to hold back water or to support a roadway.
      1. A barrier constructed across a waterway to control the flow or raise the level of water.
      2. A body of water controlled by such a barrier.
      3. A barrier against the passage of liquid or loose material, as a rubber sheet used in dentistry to isolate one or more teeth from the rest of the mouth.
      1. One that divides, especially a screen or other partition.
      2. A highway median strip.
      3. A device resembling a compass, used for dividing lines and transferring measurements.
      1. The act or process of dividing something into parts.
      2. The state of being so divided.
      3. Something that divides or separates, as a wall dividing one room or cubicle from another.
  2. An obstacle; figurative

      1. A roundabout way or course, especially a road used temporarily instead of a main route.
      2. A deviation from a direct course of action.
      3. To go or cause to go by a roundabout way.
      1. A smoked herring having a reddish color.
      2. Something that draws attention away from the matter being discussed or dealt with.
      1. A narrow or obstructed section, as of a highway or a pipeline.
      2. A point or an area of traffic congestion.
      3. A hindrance to progress or production.
      1. (idiomatic) Something which ruins or spoils everything else; a nuisance or problem; an unpleasant or disagreeable detail.
      1. The collection or sequence of forms and procedures required to gain bureaucratic approval for something, especially when oppressively complex and time-consuming.
      1. A concrete border or row of joined stones forming part of a gutter along the edge of a street.
      2. An enclosing framework, such as that around a skylight.
      3. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
      1. A disadvantage or inconvenience.
      2. A refund or remittance, such as a discount on duties or taxes for goods destined for reexport.
      1. To fasten, connect, or attach:
      2. To move or raise by pulling or jerking:
      3. To get (a ride) by hitchhiking:
      1. A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
      2. A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
      3. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
      1. The act or process of delaying or impeding.
      2. The condition of being delayed or impeded.
      3. The extent to which something is held back or delayed.
      1. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
      2. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
      1. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
      2. A limiting rule or condition; a restriction:
      3. A shortcoming or defect:
      1. The condition or quality of being difficult:
      2. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
      3. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
      1. Something that impedes; a hindrance or obstruction.
      2. Something that obstructs the making of a legal contract.
      3. A physical defect, especially one that interferes with speech.
      1. The act of hindering:
      2. The condition of being hindered.
      3. Something that hinders; an impediment.
      1. A dead or partly dead tree that is still standing.
      2. A tree or a part of a tree that is sunken in or protrudes above a body of water and is a danger to navigation.
      3. A snaggletooth.
      1. The act of defending against attack, danger, or injury.
      2. A means or method of defending or protecting.
      3. The act or an instance of defending a championship against a challenger:
      1. The act or an instance of resisting or the capacity to resist.
      2. A force that tends to oppose or retard motion.
      3. An underground organization engaged in a struggle for national liberation in a country under military or totalitarian occupation.
      1. A light portable barrier over which competitors must leap in certain races.
      2. A race in which a series of such barriers must be jumped without the competitors' breaking their stride.
      3. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
      1. The state of being entangled; intricate and confused involution.
      2. That which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.
      3. Specifically, in fortification, an obstruction placed in front or on the flank of a fortification, to impede an enemy's approach.
      1. A line of people, military posts, or ships stationed around an area to enclose or guard it:
      2. A rope, line, tape, or similar border stretched around an area, usually by the police, indicating that access is restricted.
      3. A cord or braid worn as a fastening or ornament.
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
      1. Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
      2. The act of obstructing:
      3. The condition of being obstructed:
      1. A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
      2. Something immaterial that obstructs or impedes:
      3. A membrane, tissue, or mechanism that blocks the passage of certain substances.
  3. A side; said of a cavity or space

      1. To engage in a false display of confidence or aggression in order to deceive or intimidate someone:
      2. To make a display of aggression, as by charging or baring the teeth, as a means of intimidating another animal.
      3. To try to mislead opponents in a card game by heavy betting on a poor hand or by little or no betting on a good one.
      1. A high, steep, or overhanging face of rock.
      1. An overhanging or extremely steep mass of rock, such as a crag or the face of a cliff.
      2. The brink of a dangerous or disastrous situation:
      1. A thin partition or membrane that divides two cavities or soft masses of tissue in an organism:
      1. One of the upright partitions dividing a ship into compartments and serving to add structural rigidity and to prevent the spread of leakage or fire.
      2. A partition or wall serving a similar purpose in a vehicle, such as an aircraft or spacecraft.
      3. A wall or an embankment, as in a mine or along a waterfront, that acts as a protective barrier.
      1. An outer cover:
      2. The frame or framework for a window or door.
      3. A metal pipe or tube used as a lining for a water, oil, or gas well.
      1. The technique or work of constructing with bricks and mortar.
      2. A structure made of bricks.
      1. The outer or the topmost boundary of an object.
      2. A material layer constituting such a boundary.
      3. The boundary of a three-dimensional figure.
      1. The act or process of dividing something into parts.
      2. The state of being so divided.
      3. Something that divides or separates, as a wall dividing one room or cubicle from another.
      1. The section of flesh on the body of a person or an animal between the last rib and the hip; the side.
      2. A cut of meat from the flank of an animal.
      3. A lateral part or side: