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fence

noun

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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

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fence

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of fence (Entry 2 of 2)

to drive danger or attack away from
  • had worked as a bodyguard, fencing a number of pop stars at big events

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The first known use of fence was in the 14th century

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“Fence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fence. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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