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  Words related to fence

Related / Similar Words: fencing, argue, contend, debate, wall, palisade, fence in, surround

 

Definition:
  • a barrier that serves to enclose an area;
  • a dealer in stolen property;
  • have an argument about something;
  • surround with a wall in order to fortify;
  • fight with fencing swords;
  • enclose with a fence; "we fenced in our yard";
  • receive stolen goods;

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    See Also: wall in, wall up

     

    Hyponyms: backstop, chainlink fence, hedge, hedgerow, picket fence, paling, rail fence, stone wall, wall, weir, stickle, spar, quibble, niggle, pettifog, bicker, squabble, brabble, quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate, oppose, stockade, circumvallate, parry, block, deflect

     

    Entailments: disagree, differ, dissent, take issue

     

    Part Meronyms: fence line

     

    Derivational Morphology: fence in, wall, palisade, surround, argument, argumentation, debate, controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, arguing, debater, arguer, environment, environs, surroundings, fencing, rampart, bulwark, fencer, swordsman

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: omheining   Finnish: aita  
    French: clôture   German: Zaun  
    Hungarian: kerítés   Indonesian: pagar  
    Polish: płot   Portuguese: cerca  
    Russian: забор   Spanish: cerca  
     
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