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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

    fencing, fencing material

  2. fence(verb)

    a dealer in stolen property


  3. fence, fence in(verb)

    enclose with a fence

    "we fenced in our yard"

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

  4. fence(verb)

    receive stolen goods

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

  5. fence(verb)

    fight with fencing swords

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

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

    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, fence(verb)

    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


  1. fence(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fence(n.)

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

  2. fence(n.)

    shield, guard, security, defence

  3. fence(v. a.)

    enclose with a fence

  4. fence(v. a.)

    guard, fortify, defend

  5. fence(v. n.)

    practise fencing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fence(n)

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

  2. fence(v)

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

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How to use fence in a sentence?

  1. Mario Andrada:

    We have tested the venue twice with more than 600 sailors so we know what needs to be done, we need to fence the rivers so we don't have floating garbage into the bay. We need to keep the eco-boats oriented from above so they can spot the currents moving the floating garbage around so that the boats go there and take this garbage.

  2. Chris Davis:

    I watched the news more in the last couple of days than I have in my whole entire life, just to see the anger, the emotion, the frustration of the city the last few days was shocking. It's frustrating. I understand why people are upset and rightfully so. It's unfortunate that it's escalated to what it has. Related ImageExpand / ContractFans watch through a fence outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards as Baltimore Orioles play a baseball against the Chicago White Sox Wednesday in Baltimore. ( AP Photo/Matt Rourke) The postponed games on Monday and Tuesday were to be made up as part of a doubleheader on May 28.

  3. Ralph McLaughlin:

    If changes in your tax liability would make buying a house unfeasible, it probably would be worth sitting on the fence.

  4. 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.

  5. Medtronic Chief Executive Omar Ishrak:

    Because minimally invasive procedures are easier, safer and less traumatic for patients, it will get more people off the fence about having surgery.

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