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Synonyms for fence
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fence, fencing(noun)

    a barrier that serves to enclose an area

    Synonyms:
    fencing, fencing material

  2. fence(verb)

    a dealer in stolen property

    Synonyms:
    fencing

  3. fence, fence in(verb)

    enclose with a fence

    "we fenced in our yard"

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

  4. fence(verb)

    receive stolen goods

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

  5. fence(verb)

    fight with fencing swords

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

  6. wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surround(verb)

    surround with a wall in order to fortify

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

  7. argue, contend, debate, fence(verb)

    have an argument about something

    Synonyms:
    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

Wiktionary

  1. fence(verb)

    To engage in the selling or buying of stolen goods.

    Synonyms:
    pawn shop, pawn

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fence

    Synonyms:
    circumscribe, enclose, protect, elude, parry, stave

    Antonyms:
    open, disenclose, catch, receive, suffer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fence(n.)

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

  2. fence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shield, guard, security, defence

  3. fence(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    enclose with a fence

  4. fence(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    guard, fortify, defend

  5. fence(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    practise fencing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fence(n)

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

  2. fence(v)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    barrier, wall, closure, fencing, closing, palisade, fences, end, sur, roasting, gate, barrière, close-out, billboard, hurdle

How to pronounce fence?

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How to say fence in sign language?

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How to use fence in a sentence?

  1. Mike Ehl:

    He had access to that area legitimately, it is inside the security fence, and so no security violations were committed.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    You can't be on the fence of this one, you're either for it or you're against it. No fence-sitting on this one.

  3. Jim Rohn:

    It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.

  4. Donna Gaylor:

    But I truly felt that Susan Collins started to fence-sit on some things and waited to see where the wind was blowing, so to speak, where Susan Collins party was going, i just can't believe that Susan Collins didn't understand the ramifications of that.

  5. Paul Rieckhoff:

    Veterans are very often stereotyped into two stock characters: the crying wounded or the guy who jumps the White House fence to get to the President, don't treat us like victims.


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