Synonym of fence

Alternative for fence

fences, fenced, fencing

Synonym: black-market, blockade, bootleg, duel, enclose, fight, fortify, joust, wall,

Noun

A barrier, railing, or other upright structure, typically of wood or wire, enclosing an area of ground to prevent or control access or escape
barrier wall barricade hedge paling bar defence hedgerow rail railing stockade enclosure guard hurdle palisade rampart groin groyne partition railings shield windbreak circumvallation protection backstop balustrade block boards boundary chains cyclone defense dike net pickets posts roadblock screen stakes stop trellis barbed wire obstacle bulwark fortification obstruction parapet fencing blockade panel embankment impediment bastion breastwork barbican earthwork blank wall stronghold fort escarpment bartizan jump banister outwork vallum battlement divider cordon hindrance check guardrail bannister separator support restriction limitation room divider gate security blocking object mound hill defensive wall vallation ridge elevation stretch precipice handle cliff scarp scar barranca barranco crag bluff division separation border perimeter barbwire spiky wire chainlink fencing crenellation slope handrail shaft pale ditch dividing wall rails limit castellation trench moat embattlement tower siding pole post rest dam ring-fence dyke boundary line facade curb bank surface panelling levee side paneling retainer façade deterrent fetter trammel restraint handicap manacle encumbrance hitch inhibition let drag clog crimp cramp holdback interference balk snag blockage shackles chain embarrassment road block baulk stumbling block traverse barrage breakwater jetty causeway weir head mole sea wall curtain encirclement projection fireproofing sluice sea cliff purdah wedge sentry post blind shelter firewall banisters baluster balusters drain channel watercourse conduit gutter redoubt berm buttress stoppage shutter arras bannisters windshield citadel buffet buffer fortress infarct embolus closure infarction beleaguerment grade milldam boom millpond investment besiegement leaguer septum windscreen line of defense defenses verge pier siege defences wharf spur seawall harbor wall offshore barrier

Noun

A construction of branches and twigs woven together to form a wall, barrier, fence, or roof

Noun

An instruction that enforces an ordering constraint on memory operations issued before and after it

Noun

A person who robs
robber stealer thief bandit brigand burglar highwayman looter mugger pirate plunderer raider cheat cracksman crook dacoit drummer fraud fraudster housebreaker larcenist marauder pilferer pillager pincher purloiner shoplifter steamer swindler buccaneer cardsharper chiseler corsair desperado despoiler footpad forager grafter grifter hijacker operator pickpocket prowler punk rustler safecracker sandbagger sneak thief stickup thug tief yegg cat burglar con man cattle thief con artist holdup artist rogue trader second-story man second-story operator second-story worker tea leaf criminal freebooter ravager heister kleptomaniac defalcator owl outlaw reaver embezzler larcener sniper lifter scrounger clip moonlighter stickup artist highway robber porch climber gangster rover mosstrooper cateran spider privateer spoiler villain intruder trespasser reiver snaphance cutpurse assailant attacker aggressor bag-snatcher sea wolf terrorist sea rover lawbreaker ruffian poacher felon gunman filcher ransacker racketeer invader stalker petty thief sneakthief holdupper peculator pickpurse picaroon adventurer swashbuckler filibuster marooner road agent sea thief sea robber water rat assaulter vandal booster lurcher crocodile picklock depredator rapparee ram-raider tormentor Peeping Tom pursuer safe-cracker safe-breaker safe-blower hooligan mobster cheater highwayperson gunperson fugitive kidnapper cat man second-story thief porch-climber midnighter lurker hoodlum ladrone bandolero scummer Viking cut-throat rider tobyman holdup person rifler sea-rover viking sea dog land pirate sacker sea rat thief errant holdup man knight of the road carjacker skyjacker opportunist speculator mercenary conquistador carpetbagger chancer interloper water thief purse-snatcher offender infiltrator fortune hunter malefactor dipper finger culprit squatter shark delinquent transgressor wrongdoer sinner gate-crasher encroacher violator kibbitzer buttinski purse-picker reefer pocket-picker lag jailbird juvenile delinquent miscreant young offender rapist yakuza con black hat impostor gatecrasher snooper nuisance interrupter obtruder yardbird confidence trickster hustler baddy lifer armed robber rogue conman misfeasor lighty malfeasant infractor crim knave trusty chiseller old lag skelm transport wallet lifter bag snatcher purse snatcher pocket picker scoundrel shyster convict gaolbird

Noun

A gateway
gate entrance door gateway doorway exit opening egress portal access barrier port way entryway bar conduit entry issue lock passage portcullis postern slammer weir revolving door way in ingress approach avenue aperture inlet passageway entranceway threshold porch hatch drive driveway vestibule vent means of entry means of access foyer lobby route gangway way out path concourse adit outlet flap entrance hall portico arch hall hallway mouth ingang pass entree hatchway grating drawbridge orifice hoop window socket tollbar doorsill doorstep sill pylon toran easy way out trap porthole embrasure entrepôt connection means of approach tollgate wicket road front entrance front door trap door small door access road street landing passage out outgang hole outway escape route fire escape archway ticket admittance key admission passport accession corridor atrium anteroom reception area antechamber main door entrée channel gallery main entrance walkway waiting room outer room step front doorstep patio room arcade narthex aisle boulevard colonnade stoa highway secret alley piazza chamber shaft court gates pergola cavity cloister means ledge tunnel cavaedium opportunity abyss maw lane open sesame reception wynd trail couloir entrance way receiving area armory armoury rotunda jaw public room great hall stoop mandapam sleepout galilee lanai ramada verandah balcony terrace veranda peristyle tambour porte cochère thoroughfare course artery carriageway arterial roadway freeway drag turnpike pike expressway thruway trace row pathway broadway av. ave. promenade av parkway ave high road gathering plaza lounge forecourt mall courtyard space square open space meeting place public space rallying point

Noun

The terminal point or boundary of an area or movement
limit boundary bound end termination border edge extremity frontier perimeter periphery extent circumference fringe margin radius rim barrier borderline confine horizon outline outside skirt skirting threshold brim brink circumscription compass depth edging limitation line precinct side absolute borderland conclusion confinement constraint finality terminal terminus verge boundary line bounding line outer limit demarcation line farthest reach partition line end point farthest point furthest bound cut-off point confines bounds limits hem frame marge bourn lip cap ceiling fringes ambit outer limits pale marches dividing line bank march extreme term partition extremities outskirts outskirt flange parameter cusp selvage borders flank range crossover reach embankment scope orbit point divide demarcation tip trimming ring curb sideline state line restriction levee restraint margins boundaries edges apex foot head precipice enclosure hand mark parameters approach contour division tail end sides circuit thresholds barriers furthermost part border line front line marchland butt mouth outermost edge line of demarcation trim outer edge fine line ledge band top strip baseline restrictions limitations end of the line stretch sweep purlieu realm sphere purview perspective outlook white line ken prospect perception range of experience surround purlieus ridge skirts covering mount mantle environs outer reaches outer regions outside limit connection crossing point outer fringe crown summit peak link crest mountaintop interface vertex apogee pinnacle brow longer edge long way round

Verb

Enclose or separate an area with a fence
confine enclose protect defend secure surround guard immure bound hedge impound pound separate bulwark coop up corral cover fend forfend fortify intern keep pen pen in restrict safeguard screen shield shut in ward box in circumscribe close in coop encircle hedge in hem in kettle mew up rail in shut up wall in cage cut off hem hold captive lock in mew mure rail separate off shut off wall keep under lock and key shelter preserve save keep safe look after keep from harm avert conserve prevent house stand up for watch over ward off harbour uphold harbor watch resist care for afford protection to stave off take care of fend off ride shotgun support tend block deflect oppose repel mind repulse cushion maintain shade foster insulate inoculate garrison wrap insure assure forestall parry give sanctuary cover up hold off guard against turn aside cover all bases go to bat for hold at bay keep at bay prohibit police ensure strengthen patrol restrain palisade justify occupy man picket make safe stand guard over oversee make immune conceal roof shotgun chamber stonewall haven provide protection for make sound make invulnerable make impregnable overlook take under one's wing give shelter give cover rebuff be responsible for preside over persevere with have charge of rule guide attend to minister to be in charge of chaperon counter sentinel mount guard on stand guard on cover up for immunise escort stick up for immunize en garde elude preclude bypass shield yourself from shirk shun rebuke anticipate tuck give refuge stand guard swathe cup enfold save from harm take under wing take someone under your wing invest crown dress cap canopy clothe paper over reinforce hood overcast superpose superimpose place under cover put something on top of place something over curb halt check stop dodge thwart intercept arrest divert foil barricade discourage escape baulk evade hold withstand duck balk head off shield against fight off keep off put a stop to safeguard against secure against protect against defend oneself against keep at arm's length skirt round hold back pre-empt beat off take in provide sanctuary repel danger be the defender of hide sustain supervise retain salvage keep an eye on rescue keep intact shepherd relieve superintend attend steward give sanctuary to chaperone nurse conduct cherish nanny provide refuge give shelter to protect from safeguard from provide a refuge for give asylum to shield from keep from keep in good condition keep in repair reclaim retrieve take out insurance champion mother take out insurance cover tend to lock lock up guard in transit cover for provide safety fight for keep watch over look out for wait on guarantee indemnify manage perpetuate prolong accompany warrant underwrite run handle administrate cinch ice guaranty govern operate control regulate direct keep up till feed register see to keep tabs on finance see companion company squire provide for fund subsidize nurture board nourish flank pilot usher keep alive subsidise bring consort convoy bear provide food for provide board for provide sustenance for

Verb

To engage in the selling or buying of stolen goods

Verb

Conduct a discussion or argument in an evasive way
hedge prevaricate quibble equivocate evade flannel shift stall tergiversate vacillate dodge parry stonewall be ambiguous be evasive be non-committal be vague cavil palter shilly-shally waffle avoid baffle contest duck feint foil maneuver manoeuvre outwit parry questions pussyfoot around shirk sidestep dodge the issue duck the issue duck the question fudge the issue sidestep the issue fight off beat about the bush mince one's words pussyfoot fudge weasel hum and haw temporize temporise beg the question beat around the bush sit on the fence shuffle lie fib waver jive falsify con tergiverse evade the issue shuffle about stall for time hem and haw avoid the issue blow hot and cold deceive skirt the issue be noncommittal play it close to the vest fabricate invent distort misrepresent dither misstate exaggerate dissemble garble misspeak belie play one's cards close to one's chest dodge the question straddle an issue give nothing away put off phony up put on stretch the truth give a false colour to circumvent bypass balk baulk hesitate fend off skirt round avoid answering eschew escape elude adumbrate shuck double-talk flip-flop be equivocal about be evasive about quibble about get out of not pay not give a straight answer to cop out of beat around bush find a way round beat about the bush about cop out run around mince words cover up straddle the fence tell white lie give run around pass the buck cop a plea cloud the issue procrastinate delay tarry be indecisive hang back gain time use delaying tactics play for time hold back hang fire filibuster defer kick the can down the road skirt ramble fake fluctuate swither falter haver shift ground about gloss over dilly-dally change yo-yo play a waiting game avoid committing oneself blather blandish blarney beguile use Fabian tactics avoid making a decision take your time change one's mind use flattery talk blarney butter up fast-talk hedge one's bets shuffle around give the run around postpone divert distract take one's time hold over drag one's feet buy time

Verb

To stop or cause to stop making progress
stall check halt stop impede hinder arrest obstruct curb hamper block inhibit restrain thwart restrict stay retard frustrate still interrupt catch trammel stymie fetter limit forestall encumber slow shackle balk baulk hamstring derail brake pause shelve stonewall bridle suspend freeze bork sabotage stand hold back hold up interfere with slow down draw up put off bring up pull up put a brake on fetch up shut down stand in the way of stand still come to a standstill not move peter out stand off prevent delay bar foil cramp clog handicap repress hobble hang up circumvent choke detain defeat constrain suppress handcuff stifle withhold counteract set back keep back crimp hog-tie bog down shut off stem bring to a standstill head off nip in the bud put a stop to oppose manacle embarrass reduce prohibit slow up short-circuit deter end cut off tie up stave off choke off avert decelerate put the kibosh on shut out get in the way of put an end to throw a spanner in the works of baffle counter postpone slacken contain cumber curtail staunch hold retardate cripple intercept scotch spoil put paid to dead-end close off scupper rein in hold off interdict take down ward off bring to an end throw a monkey wrench in the works of cease quit defer terminate drop break can beat control close dam hesitate falter immobilize checkmate mire lessen decrease discourage congest crab occlude moderate stuff put back loiter regulate stump evade smother belay cut short obscure jam immobilise knock off sandbag let up keep waiting nullify circumnavigate upset crash ruin make late back off stop up sidestep skirt pull in weigh down hold in hold down defend against steer clear of get in the way cramp one's style stem the flow of bring to screeching halt come to a stop come to a halt avoid plug up bring to a stop bring to standstill pull the plug on sink cancel clot resist fix scrub sidetrack brace protract inconvenience remit prorogue get out of park intermit confine prolong cause to wait cause to stay keep escape bypass overload put the brakes on pick off take out of play withstand overturn disadvantage incommode dissuade quash gum up debar forbid snooker discomfit charge discommode oppress bother cross act against deflect disrupt arrive hold off on hold over call a halt to faze bit put on brakes put an stop to keep in ward taboo outlaw enjoin puzzle disconcert shutdown wreck put the stopper on ditch take wind out of outwit keep lid on do for juke unsettle mystify confound temper stunt saddle with make difficult disappoint dash nonplus destroy render powerless interfere flummox fend off lag abate diminish throttle pigeonhole corner screen rein neutralize complicate get there draw to a halt haul up reach a standstill plug quiet qualify procrastinate embog reef upset the apple cart throw monkey wrench in throw a curve muffle squelch swallow bring an end to put out of business put out of action bring someone to their knees bring to naught wipe out barricade seal caulk govern fight back bottleneck hang fire repulse tame rebuff choke back neutralise bottle up clog up blockade close up fill close out block out fill up put on hold cut back back-water hit the brakes lose speed put the brakes on lose steam let down flaps cut down wind down anchor it keep in check throw a monkey wrench into put on back burner throw a spanner in the works give the run around monkey with choke up stanch pack jam up block up bung up down loaf bog dawdle flag poke keep a lid on keep under control slacken pace bite back block off bung put a spoke in someone's wheel play for time bottle stopper muzzle gag discontinue finish conclude elapse lapse pass determine expire go die waver teeter dither balance stagger vacillate wobble scruple wabble limp stumble whiffle break off leave off break up wind up cut out desist from lay off give over pack in wink out pack up be suspended close down put a sock in be over call it a day be broken off shilly-shally draw to a close be abandoned wiggle-waggle come to an end come to a close blow the whistle on draw to a stand hang back hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow come to rest desist give up abandon complete wrap up call a halt bring to a close kill forgo refrain from cut adjourn bring to a halt preclude dissolve extinguish call off abort kick subdue quell obviate axe renounce call it quits finish off ax abstain from forfend lay off of deactivate relinquish put the lid on withdraw surcease forsake settle squash annul round off round out do without scrap dispense with rule out fade dwindle turn off crush culminate abolish recess eschew exclude take a break crack down on run down rest pack it in fade away proscribe abstain disappear rescind repeal run out revoke cool vanish refrain consummate ban veto wane forbear ebb disallow eliminate stamp out scratch forbear from shun cry off ultimate sew up switch off turn aside embargo pass up die down swear off criminalize die away put down put out make illegal have done with die out melt away clamp down on criminalise keep off disable subside decline not continue disconnect nip something in the bud wrap take five skip top off shake bite the dust divert silence have a breather dodge negate get done take a breather weaken get off end up prorogate stop dead give something the chop fizzle out knock something on the head contravene withhold from ease up remove run its course ease off put a lid on lay aside spike jack in put on ice slap down snuff out foul up put in cold storage place an embargo on screw up tail off stop trying wait call recall fail shorten stop work unplug shut pull over draw in sever evaporate estop save forego ignore crown intervene wilt abbreviate abridge invalidate evanish offset disengage repel clip finalize refuse recede wither help conquer shrink restrain from abjure leave reject table parry pass on stop short throw in the towel throw in the sponge deteriorate droop decay stay away from smash degenerate shy from pre-empt mothball lower have a break go without waive take ten set aside keep from censor cut it out nobble chill cease to exist finalise become invalid pull out of duck turn out hold in abeyance relax bury rattle skip out on become void become obsolete not touch pass away blow over nix taper off crumble queer dull bring to a conclusion trail off leave alone cool it overcome lay on the table quit cold take a rain check on keep at bay lock up put on the back burner give a rest box in withdraw from fall away pour cold water on put the mockers on beat down declare illegal kick the habit bilk finish with mess up throw up retire from not do be a hindrance to take the cure cork throw cold water on buck kick over louse up land eradicate strangle at birth put a stop to something clobber bring to end kill off turn back flick off stop working cinch disturb abrogate close shop finish work finish working clock off surrender despair lose heart capitulate admit defeat be beaten give in concede defeat bring deny yourself jack it in censure cap yield resign achieve succeed depart douse clear forlet collapse stop in one's tracks leave out back out of bring to an untimely end leave work shatter withcall phase out accomplish discharge quit cold turkey confront power down be at an end be no longer valid stave anticipate disjoin interpose disunite part do away with dissever get rid of separate down tools take a breather from put on a back burner polish off get on the wagon hang it up draw to close put to bed put a period to ease call a stop to forswear say goodbye to cut into slam on the brakes break into crool banjax burden bring down curtain simmer down compose collect detach log off dish give up hope abandon hope stop doing lie by spell back out renege bag it blow off clinch shutter render null and void dash one's hope lick upset the applecart overpower fold up be put to bed button up cut loose button down stop oneself transpire reschedule put a stopper in put half nelson on put chill on put a lock on zing gridlock stop midstream fold extirpate snub exsect marginalize oust carve isolate usurp delete extract overlook excise shirk retreat be the end of drop out tie up loose ends liquidate clean up come to the end do be through with finish up take time out take time off elude disband black decommission come to a conclusion round up give notice throw a spoke in the wheel of knock it off back off from break the habit of shrink from check out from root traverse relent drop off put aside carry out fight shy of resist the temptation to take the pledge give a wide berth to go on the wagon avoid doing sit out be temperate have nothing to do with banish boycott kibosh surcease from escape from call it quits on constrict scuttle hit the switch halt in its tracks give the slip shake off give the run-around buffalo promote shuffle off run circles around run rings around bollix throw a monkey wrench in the works resolve carry through bring to fruition damp vanquish overthrow push back inactivate omit count out put in abeyance file pink-slip keep in abeyance lay over put on the shelf look away turn turn from veer shunt shove aside blackball disqualify cut dead take out marginalise take away set the seal on obturate quench cow switch something off let taper de-escalate pall drop away fall finish the working day forfeit undo bulwark defend guard declare ineligible pass by illegalize ice out curse officially forbid sunder be no more fly by divorce sacrifice jilt triumph over continue respite put over suspend proceedings blank counterplot attenuate dampen disadvise scare slip away dam up gibbet gunge up wring noose squeeze drown silt up deprive deny overwhelm dominate annihilate clamp shush trample pull off the road slack phase down coast cool off drain away become weaker chill out unlax ratchet down unaccustom take a recess break short stop cold evanesce cover fend put lid on keep inside put kibosh on drive underground trample on sit on go by declare taboo take wind out of sails get the better of upset one's apple cart cause setback put end to leave unfinished stop in full flow dispose of wind something up resign from eighty-six dust off part from forget about turn your back on part with break with write off retrograde bate give the thumbs down to put the chill on give the red light to say no pull the plug molder dilapidate moulder take a rain check deliberate dock languish talk out of keep from happening get shut of safeguard against secure against protect against shield against put a damper on act like a wet blanket run low go downhill fade out wear away go down grow less go dead get shot of stand up for guard against skirt round defend oneself against fight off keep at arm's length wean mark time linger sideline take a breath reflect tarry emaciate tire shrivel sag truncate retrench stop briefly counterbalance think twice call time minimize totter faint lose spirit impoverish debase minimise give way depress grow dim waste away wear off grow faint thin out fall off relapse vitiate lose tremble grow weaker pare down elide lop trim syncopate chop break it up come to standstill catch one's breath minify tighten up crop slim down downsize contract slash deaden counterpoise negative countervail cancel out stop what you're doing dumb clam correct remedy compensate for boil down rein back get to meat put in nutshell roll back put a restriction on put a limit on keep down say nothing prevent oneself from cease to indulge in restrain oneself from prevent yourself from not give in to stop oneself from equilibrize make up for counterweigh balance out even out countercheck respond rectify stabilise redress right go against stabilize counterwork

Verb

To make a false show or pretense of
simulate pretend feign affect sham act counterfeit fake assume bluff dissemble imitate profess put on reproduce fabricate ape borrow cheat concoct copy create crib deceive disguise do equivocate exaggerate favor favour feature invent lie lift mirror misrepresent parrot pass for phoney phony pirate play playact pose prevaricate resemble steal suggest act like act out conjure up do like gloss over knock off mock up take off do a take-off give the appearance of make believe go through the motions of put on an act mimic impersonate dissimulate masquerade make like play-act posture falsify make out put up a front put it on put on a front make a pretence of echo emulate forge front represent let on parody mock adopt mime play possum make-believe make a show of claim follow purport contrive malinger devise mislead whitewash repeat kid depict embody show copycat play at portray pretend to be make up shuck and jive ditto phony up go like duplicate put on a false front make as if allege reflect imagine caricature spoof stonewall cloak veil mask dupe delude conceal hide fool replicate sucker manufacture camouflage construct take on coin design image personate epitomize personify typify epitomise illustrate pose as put on airs four-flush monkey travesty masquerade as dress up pass off cover up do a bit send up profess to be make out like put up a smoke screen follow suit trump up act as if follow the example of let on like do an impression of pass oneself off as play the part hoax pull strike pretend to have posture as seem to be aspire to profess to have satirize exhibit burlesque lampoon do a number scheme orchestrate lay it on thick mint stat mimeo defraud Xerox clone carbon swing the lead assume the role of affect the role of guy display put up a front of stage fake it match scratch copy fraudulently transcribe trace ham play to the gallery put on a pretense suppose make money develop parallel mess circulate bad money hoke satirise reiterate become aspire jive fish jazz fudge cozen hoodwink beguile lay on symbolise signify exemplify glass symbolize double correspond daydream fantasize dream come to have double as turn into excogitate correspond to be hypocritical lay claim claim falsely fake out be deceitful assume the role go through the motions suppress obscure give appearance of put on act make show of hatch put on a false display pass yourself off as minimize veneer varnish downplay tell untruth drum up think up misstate cook up tell a white lie dream up vamp up vamp create out of thin air fib enact romance fancy muse sugarcoat airbrush secrete extenuate screen take after model oneself on rip off take as a model pattern oneself after pattern oneself on minimise take as an example follow in the footsteps of take as a pattern follow in someone's steps take a leaf out of someone's book take as a role model model indulge in fantasy fantasise paint draw sketch de-emphasize keep quiet about hush up keep a lid on draw a veil over sweep something under the rug keep dark sweep something under the carpet keep secret be dishonest about soft-pedal incarnate attitudinize picture render limn disguise as build castles in Spain build castles in the air act as though delineate follow example present make like a disguise yourself pass as purport to be assume the character of represent oneself as disguise oneself as assume character pass yourself off act a part fake being take the part of play a role mask as behave like shroud take leaf out of book figure doublespeak cover pussyfoot evoke character paint a picture of put in words photograph set out paint in words draw a picture of paint a mental picture of be dishonest double-talk hide one's feelings pass off as con form beard cop make a show make a pretense present a false face present a false front take up showboat grandstand peacock play a part follow in footsteps model after do likewise do an impression pattern after try to be like show off strike an attitude behave affectedly strike a pose cop an attitude play the part of assume an attitude take off as trick humbug bamboozle perjure gull take in speak with forked tongue not tell the truth create fiction plant promote be economical with the truth shovel make up a story tell stories invent a story stretch the truth tell a fib palter tell untruths pull someone's leg forswear yourself tell a terminological inexactitude tell a lie pull the wool over somebody's eyes depart from the truth tell a little white lie gammon hornswoggle misguide catch gaff have snooker juggle snow misinform burn buffalo have on double-cross suck in illude scam betray string along shuck bunco blag pull the wool over someone's eyes psych out put one over on

Verb

Avoid, get out of responsibility
shirk avoid dodge evade shun sidestep duck neglect miss shuffle off skip elude escape eschew finesse forget scape shake body-swerve cut duck-shove funk get out of let slide not attend scrimshank shrink from bludge bypass cheat creep dog get around leave undone parry play truant from quit run away from skimp on slide out of be lax about be remiss about bob off duck out of lose sight of not attend to shuffle out of skive off weasel out of cop out of pay little attention to pay no attention to slough off wriggle out of lie down on job steer clear of circumvent skirt bilk spurn reject shake off ignore skirt round beat abandon shortcut escape from get away from disregard decline go around give the slip flee give the slip to juke ditch balk at turn away from turn your back on skive renege renounce find a way round overlook recoil from fend off lose desert dance around repudiate forsake take no notice of leave behind back out of outmanoeuvre default shy keep clear of let lapse duck out outmaneuver have nothing to do with turn one's back on give a wide berth to tergiversate discount welsh brush off relinquish swerve fail to pay abjure shy from abnegate forgo keep one's distance from outrun pussyfoot around slip hide from dispense with omit fail outflank drop forswear pussyfoot pay no heed to pay no mind tune out throw off the scent pull out of back out slip away from overpass disclaim abdicate outwit pretermit shuck stay away from thwart foil fly give up find a way out of fight shy of get round fail to remember stay clear of pass over end-run not remember be remiss keep at arm's length skip out on give the runaround wriggle trick skulk fudge weasel snub jouk deke overcome excuse rationalize backpedal revoke withdraw throw off give a wide berth keep out of the way of slight stymie goldbrick malinger put the move on run away abscond elope find a way around get past extricate oneself from outpace outstrip outdistance clear fake cold-shoulder cop out back down back off weasel out get out use pretext have alibi rationalise lose track of frustrate run off let something slide duck out of the way of swerve away from get out of the way of get rid of get ahead of rid sneak away from keep away from double be oblivious to lay low from unmind turn back on unheed turn a blind eye to shut eyes to tergiverse stay shy of be beyond someone run around get away give somebody the slip run from slip through the net slip through someone's fingers let something go downhill let something go to seed shirk from burke fake out cut someone dead give someone the brush-off give someone the go-by give the cold shoulder to cut someone cold give something a miss short-circuit balk surrender take back road depart from deviate from go around the barn wink at blink at baffle baulk disown yield waive rat backtrack backslide slip through the net of lead on a merry chase sneak away escape the clutches of slip out give someone a wide berth break away from keep distance cede forego levant welch refuse disinherit disgorge dishonor stiff defraud skate swindle leave vacate quitclaim dishonour sacrifice disavow step down from hand over withdraw from bag it opt out cast off deliver up bail out step aside from turn down cast aside go into arrears see in the alley run out on leave town not pay put on the cuff fail to honour meet under arch fall behind break one's word deny disdain kick abstain refrain from dismiss refrain gainsay disaffirm dart defer contemn discard underestimate scant elide depreciate overleap postpone procrastinate abstain from fail to care for keep one's distance not care be derelict slur over laugh off throw to the winds be remiss in set aside trifle with let go be irresponsible not care for make light of let pass fail to look after think little of gloss over procrastinate over brush aside leave alone be indifferent be negligent pass up be careless live with fail to provide for not trouble oneself look the other way turn a deaf ear to shrug off swear off renege on not touch let well enough alone have no truck with shy away from pack in jack in zigzag bolt jink slalom dive weave shift jump spring shoot leap lunge veer turn aside

Verb

To place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
entrench lodge root embed establish plant set fix instal install seat settle anchor ensconce implant ingrain bed engrain enroot imbed impact fortify station cement confirm consolidate define found ground infix protect strengthen construct defences dig trenches dig in hole up intrench place insert fasten sink stick bury position moor deposit catch plunge set in inculcate instil inlay secure instill graft affix locate hammer in base press impress attach sow connect couple link engraft introduce situate wedge glue bind tie set up pin put clamp hitch drive in ram in stabilize solidify rigidify congeal stiffen drum into stabilise steady make fast thrust in become settled nail down freeze to stay put inseminate breed drive mount inset thrust rivet thicken harden ingraft put down zero in fix into put in place submerge surround pierce immerse enclose erect center delve take centralize set down land join strike dig push in stuff in tuck in put into stick in domiciliate centre centralise put down roots burrow grub become implanted fix in place become anchored take root anchor itself embed itself become caught become embedded become fixed grow roots become stuck get stuck come to rest bond nestle become established bend nail emplace clip lay lash dispose bolt screw depose shelter imprint tack screen brand etch engrave tie down cover perch hide shut roost park imbue conceal shield indoctrinate radicate teach make permanent ditch stash drive home din into drive into drill into hammer home sow the seeds drill in curl up snuggle up hide away breed in the bone chain paste weld tether hold gum clasp fuse unite adhere annex append plonk add solder yoke post annexe hook pinion strap interconnect concatenate hook up truss tie up bung tape clinch subjoin site rest tag on interlink posit hitch on tighten catenate pop splice seal staple batten rope peg stand tack on slap on dump cohere deploy compound conjugate stow plunk fetter tag brace leave prop lay down bring together sit hang knit plop drop conjoin hook on bracket stay combine build lock cling bridge arrange pair poise cleave grip support balance snag shove wed put in repose put up hew interface hitch up plunk down link up squeeze adjoin stick together fit shackle freeze close array sustain prefix gird garrison Sellotape range squat berth stuff harness leash button blend batten down lock up meld unify plank knot braze team amalgamate drape dovetail construct stick on clog latch onto sit down merge lay out buckle associate network tie in plug into meld with put on pitch tie in with throw down plank down fling down cinch be fixed hang up stick up stick fast hold fast be glued put in position pin up be pasted hold on be stuck cling like ivy join up sellotape underjoin agglutinate Velcro form compress pin down adjust match conglutinate epoxy include clap melt dock orientate lie orient sequence make port lean store restrain hasp transplant button down come together bear grapple inspan headquarter supplement reside dwell inhabit incorporate band hang on pose remain repair set in position let fall fasten down make firm slip entwine cleave to assign fix firmly picket cable hold on to stick like a barnacle hold on like bulldog stick like glue fix in position plaster string click consociate ally span fasten securely clamp down cover up board up detail assemble juxtapose bring concentrate consign to bind up hog-tie propagate transfer add on mortar mate hang one's hat network with lounge leave out join up with put on duty grasp maintain stabilitate fasten together attach securely display preserve clench make more secure screw up firm furnish line focus predicate jam plateau uphold deck hinge rear bottom hold steady make steady ram cram force unload set in place depend unlade bed in settle down fix up build in settle in pack ground in root in bootstrap to ossify crowd crush make stable keep steady put together put on a hook tack up be fastened nail up firm up even out hug shoehorn block push sandwich become constant dangle chock be bogged down stick like barnacle suspend sling swing peg up peg out hang something out hang out

Verb

Argue with someone without marked hostility
spar argue dispute quarrel row squabble bicker wrangle differ disagree fight scrap spat brawl altercate argufy fall out have a fight have a row skirmish bandy words be at odds be at variance chop logic contend contest cross swords fail to agree have a misunderstanding lock horns be at loggerheads have a spat have a tiff clash quibble controvert have words tiff hassle jar brabble go at it hammer and tongs battle feud fight like cat and dog take on debate challenge tilt have a disagreement war struggle joust grapple threap dissent conflict strive wrestle collide have it out encounter set to come to blows bump heads mix it up have at it be at sixes and sevens vie combat tourney cavil caterwaul do battle tangle tussle compete engage discept oppose have an altercation have a barney argy-bargy bandy have an argument pick a bone hash over face off break a lance enter the lists wage war put up a fight bandy words with somebody get into a dispute have a difference of opinion get into conflict fratch discuss jaw scold berate ream attack duel bawl out tongue-lash call on the carpet agitate lock antlers canvass canvas moot break jump on one's case toss around talk over bat around kick around thrash out bat back and forth exchange views hash out butt heads to fight have a dispute engage in conflict vary charge complain divide bump carp disapprove embroil close with come to blows with do battle with exchange blows with engage with tussle with battle with go to war struggle with scuffle scrap with clash with gainsay contradict tilt with sass rehash pettifog trade blows find fault take exception break with object to object disaccord have a scrap cut and thrust have a dust-up get tough with hammer away face down verbally fight knock around talk back zap haggle discord palter be at each other's throats jump on each other stick it to get in one's face pick an argument go one on one sock it to put up a struggle have at each other dig scrape jump on rip into each other let have it take issue with contradict each other take issue go for the jugular lay into trade zingers nastily argue pick at cause a scene rival jockey race emulate cope with go up against in contest scramble for try to beat face go for participate in struggle against bid attempt match strength go for broke go after pit yourself against pitch oneself against seek prize pit oneself against jockey for position essay try in the hunt go for the gold go head to head strive against match wits run for beg to differ protest against be in dispute demur nonconcur not see eye to eye question be in contention light into have shouting match be at odds with somebody take up on take exception to call into question differ from diverge from dissent from take up arms be at daggers with be at daggers drawn rassle scrimmage rough-house go at it be in opposition exchange words differ in opinion be of a different opinion be incompatible have a different opinion be divided bang heads romp exchange blows box go up against have a punch-up have a set-to have a quarrel have a squabble take issue with somebody have a slanging match diverge repudiate reject refuse renounce rebel protest abjure stickle shy decline balk buck baulk argue with quibble over disagree with not ratify express disagreement with be at variance with withhold assent express disagreement express objection be at odds with fail to agree with put up an argument say not a chance decline to support say no way say nothing doing refuse to support fly in the face of

Verb

To engage in a competition or contest
compete contend fight vie battle challenge clash rival tussle grapple wrestle jockey race struggle wrangle contest emulate lock horns strive attempt bandy bid collide cross swords encounter essay face face off joust oppose spar strive against struggle against take on tilt try wage war pit oneself against cope with go after go for go head to head match strength match wits participate in pitch oneself against pit yourself against run for scramble for seek prize try to beat go for broke in the hunt jockey for position go for the gold go up against in contest push jostle confront war meet scuffle engage combat feud vie with play off skirmish square off scrimmage run scramble squabble dispute attack pit match withstand play buck conflict duel go up against compete against compete with face-off crusade campaign agitate contend against counter be rivals sweat be against come to blows tourney be in the running press work speak lobby match yourself against take part take part in a race maneuver event steeplechase juggle show manoeuvre argue bicker trade blows go for the jugular fight a duel go out break a lance enter the lists show jump brave tug litigate cope stand join battle controvert resist oppugn be opposed to content against go one on one with face off against go toe to toe with go eyeball to eyeball with contend with be pitted against push for have at tangle with shoot for shoot at deal with nominate yourself put up with give one's all go for jugular go for it put yourself forward knock oneself out make play for give all one's got mix it up with fight over compete for gang up on battle for brawl contend for vie for scrap hassle put up dukes strike rumpus struggle for altercate knuckle with try for repel break with tussle for fight for try to win traverse lay out put on gloves defend row lay a finger on cross sock challenge for quarrel set to exchange blows do battle assault tangle rassle have a dust-up have a punch-up tackle box roughhouse be in conflict clash with skirmish with grapple with come to grips have a set-to defy romp make war have a fight go to war engage in hostilities come into conflict take cuff rough-house get to grips be at each other's throats campaign against bear arms bump heads put up a fight mix it up take the field deal quibble disagree close break trade punches slug mount an attack have a row raise Cain duke it out manhandle hasten rush exert strain grunt endeavor address yourself to tilt with endeavour meet head-on start fighting go for each other raise fists slug it out scrabble address manage handle try to put out try to extinguish put in opposition set against set as rivals field negotiate argue against question object to quarrel with make haste argue with assail speak against stoush swedge assault each other swing treat hack manipulate do battle with fight with put up an argument stand up to oppose action put up a fight against set your face against stand up and be counted against make a stand against take issue with spare no effort take a stand against fly in the face of hit each other punch each other lock antlers scrimmage with protect rowdy war against attack each other engage in conflict set upon launch battle with begin battle with taste battle spar with wrest with scrap with wage war against go the knuckle exchange blows with brush with ply weapons flare up light into bandy with lay into take up arms against mount an attack on enter into combat with fall on take all comers carry on war race with race against fight like Kilkenny cats wage war on take up the gauntlet come to close quarters with shoot bombard give battle to join battle with be at war take up arms engage in combat take the field against march against fight like cat and dog conduct a war carry on hostilities

Antonym of fence

fence Idiom, Proverb

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