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  1. wallnoun

    an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

    "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"

    Synonyms:
    rampart, paries, bulwark

  2. wallnoun

    anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect

    "a wall of water"; "a wall of smoke"; "a wall of prejudice"; "negotiations ran into a brick wall"

    Synonyms:
    rampart, paries, bulwark

  3. wall, pariesnoun

    (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure

    "stomach walls"

    Synonyms:
    rampart, paries, bulwark

  4. wallnoun

    a difficult or awkward situation

    "his back was to the wall"; "competition was pushing them to the wall"

    Synonyms:
    rampart, paries, bulwark

  5. wallnoun

    a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)

    Synonyms:
    rampart, paries, bulwark

  6. wallnoun

    a layer of material that encloses space

    "the walls of the cylinder were perforated"; "the container's walls were blue"

    Synonyms:
    rampart, paries, bulwark

  7. wallnoun

    a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)

    "the wall followed the road"; "he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"

    Synonyms:
    rampart, paries, bulwark

  8. rampart, bulwark, wallverb

    an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes

    "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"

    Synonyms:
    bulwark, breakwater, mole, paries, groyne, rampart, groin, jetty, seawall

  9. wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surroundverb

    surround with a wall in order to fortify

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wallnoun

    Synonyms:
    foundation, partition, defense, breastwork, rampart, battlement, bulwark, parapet, fortification

    Associated words:
    mural, murage dado, buttress, coping, intramural, wainscot, alcove, niche, abutment, pointing, fresco, studding, underpinning

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How to use wall in a sentence?

  1. Diane Swonk:

    They have been unwilling to capitulate and they've really wanted to separate themselves as not being beholden to Wall Street, but at the end of the day they are.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I'm building a wall.

  3. Paul Hennessey:

    It was our way of protesting the fact that Trump wants to spend billions of dollars to build a wall that is pretty useless.

  4. Stephen Ambrose, D-Day, page 577:

    During the Second World War, the Germans took four years to build the Atlantic Wall. On four beaches it held up the Allies for about an hour; at Omaha it held up the U.S. for less than one day. The Atlantic Wall must therefore be regarded as one of the greatest blunders in military history.

  5. David Joy:

    The market climbs a wall of worry and if there's some bearishness out there it means there's potential buying power on the sidelines that could come back into the market.


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