Thesaurus

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 of fence barricade, barrier, hedge, wallWords Related to fence 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 of fence 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 of fence bulwark, cover, defend, fend, forfend, guard, keep, protect, safeguard, screen, secure, shield, wardWords Related to fence avert, prevent; oppose, resist, withstand; battle, contend, fight, war; conserve, preserve, save; buffer, palisade, picket, wallNear Antonyms of fence bombard, storm; beset, besiege, overrun; capitulate, cave, submit, yieldAntonyms of fence assail, assault, attack



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fence? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

money or riches

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!