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Fence (IPA: /ˈfɛns/)


Fence (n.)

That which fends off attack or danger; a defense; a protection; a cover; security; shield.

Fence (n.)

An inclosure about a field or other space, or about any object; especially, an inclosing structure of wood, iron, or other material, intended to prevent intrusion from without or straying from within.

Fence (n.)

A projection on the bolt, which passes through the tumbler gates in locking and unlocking.

Fence (n.)

Self-defense by the use of the sword; the art and practice of fencing and sword play; hence, skill in debate and repartee. See Fencing.

Fence (n.)

A receiver of stolen goods, or a place where they are received.

Fence (v. t.)

To fend off danger from; to give security to; to protect; to guard.

Fence (v. t.)

To inclose with a fence or other protection; to secure by an inclosure.

Fence (v. i.)

To make a defense; to guard one's self of anything, as against an attack; to give protection or security, as by a fence.

Fence (v. i.)

To practice the art of attack and defense with the sword or with the foil, esp. with the smallsword, using the point only.

Fence (v. i.)

Hence, to fight or dispute in the manner of fencers, that is, by thrusting, guarding, parrying, etc.

Fence

Freestanding structure preventing movement across a boundary

Fence

Investment strategy

Fence

Mathematical concept

Fence

Straight edge in woodworking

Fence

Criminal who resells stolen goods

Fence Synonyms

Fencing

Fence Synonyms

Argue, Debate, Contend

Fence Synonyms

Fence In

Fence Synonyms

Wall, Surround, Fence In, Wall In, Wall Up, Palisade

FENCE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Fencing

Fence Rhymes

Bence, Cents, Dense, Fence, Hence, Hense, Pence, Pense, Sense, Spence, Spens, Tense, Thence, Whence

Commence, Condense, Defence, Defense, Dispense, Expense, Ferenc, Immense, Incense, Intense, Offense, Pretense, Suspense

Commonsense, Nondefense

Misrepresents

Spanish Translation

Fence in Spanish is Cerca

Tagalog Translation

Fence in Tagalog is Bakod

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A fence to wisdom is silence." - Wisdom

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help." - Alex Haley

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The Country Party never forgave him for saying that their members sat on the fence with both ears to the ground." - Gough Whitlam

Example Sentence (Quote)

"To be what no one ever was, To be what everyone has been: Freedom is the mean of those Extremes that fence all effort in." - Freedom

Example Sentence (Quote)

" What the cuss, where'd this giant fence come from?! We had a master plan!" - Fantastic Mr. Fox (film)


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