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fence

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fence

  1. a physical object that blocks the way <the only way to prevent motorists from trying to use that unsafe bridge is to put a fence across the road leading to it> Synonyms barricade, barrier, hedge, wallRelated Words bar, pale, paling; block, chain, clog, crimp, deterrent, drag, embarrassment, encumbrance, handicap, hindrance, hurdle, impediment, inhibition, interference, let, obstacle, obstruction, roadblock, stop, stumbling block, trammel; fetter, hobble, manacle, shackle(s); constraint, curb, restraint, snag; buffer, bulwark, bumper, cushion, dam, fender, pad, rampartNear Antonyms door, doorway, entrance, entranceway, entry, entryway, gate, portal; break, gap, pass




fence

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fence

  1. to drive danger or attack away from <had worked as a bodyguard, fencing a number of pop stars at big events> Synonyms bulwark, cover, defend, fend, forfend, guard, keep, protect, safeguard, screen, secure, shield, wardRelated Words avert, prevent; oppose, resist, withstand; battle, contend, fight, war; conserve, preserve, save; buffer, palisade, picket, wallNear Antonyms bombard, storm; beset, besiege, overrun; capitulate, cave, submit, yieldAntonyms assail, assault, attack




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