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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. Robert Selhorst:

    One of my dogs went under the fence to sniff his dogs, my dog’s tail was wagging. He was just sniffing his dog and the guy, like night and day, flipped out.

  2. Bernardo Mariano:

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

  3. Mtaine David Swakei:

    The warrior who jumps high is very strong. When they raid cows from other tribes, they can easily jump the fence and get the cows.

  4. Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    We will also erect a fence at certain locations on the Croatian border.

  5. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    We regard the whole fence issue as one of guarding borders.


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