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  1. fenceverb

    To engage in the selling or buying of stolen goods.

    pawn shop, pawn

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fence

    circumscribe, enclose, protect, elude, parry, stave

    open, disenclose, catch, receive, suffer

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fence, fencingnoun

    a barrier that serves to enclose an area

    fencing, fencing material

  2. fenceverb

    a dealer in stolen property


  3. fence, fence inverb

    enclose with a fence

    "we fenced in our yard"

    wall, debate, fence in, argue, palisade, surround, contend

  4. fenceverb

    receive stolen goods

    surround, fence in, debate, argue, wall, palisade, contend

  5. fenceverb

    fight with fencing swords

    surround, fence in, debate, argue, wall, palisade, contend

  6. wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surroundverb

    surround with a wall in order to fortify

    surround, palisade, fence in, skirt, circumvent, wall, ring, border, debate, argue, besiege, smother, contend, beleaguer, hem in, environ

  7. argue, contend, debate, fenceverb

    have an argument about something

    fight, palisade, make do, indicate, consider, turn over, vie, deliberate, deal, postulate, manage, compete, struggle, debate, argue, wall, repugn, grapple, reason, surround, contend, cope, make out, moot, fence in, get by, contest

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  1. fencenoun

    wall, HEDGE, frame of posts and rails, &c

  2. fencenoun

    shield, guard, security, defence

  3. fenceverb

    enclose with a fence

  4. fenceverb

    guard, fortify, defend

  5. fenceverb

    practise fencing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fencenoun

    pale, palings, palisade, stockade, hurdle, raddle, defense, protection, enclosure

  2. fenceverb

    defend, fortify, protect, equivocate, evade, parry, shift, prevaricate

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  1. Kelly DePonte:

    This will have a significant impact on TPG's performance as well as the deliberations of some potential investors sitting on the fence. For TPG, it's like saying, yes, we may have had some problems in our last fund, but we got our mojo back.

  2. Bernardo Mariano:

    We want to make sure we ring-fence all the risks around it.

  3. Dominik Loroff:

    It's sad, when you consider the fate of individuals, if it was still just one fence, it would be OK. The second fence is tough.

  4. Chad Hunt:

    We're seeing stuff coming in from the Northwest down to the Southwest to the Northeast and everything in between... and we have to look at every single one, because it's going to be that one small tip that we think might be irrelevant that really kind of breaks the case open, we were several hours behind, it wasn't a typical over-the-wall escape, so our investigation does look a little different than a typical manhunt where somebody jumped the fence.

  5. Tim Marshall of Reaction:

    Maj. Gen. Christopher Donahue from the 82nd Airborne ordered the British officer to cease operations outside of the airport perimeter fence because it was embarrassing the American military and angering the Taliban, the conversation allegedly ended when the Maj. General was called a ‘bastard’ by a British Major, and the senior British officer told the American to ‘f*** off!’.

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