Synonym of wall

Alternative for wall

walls, walled, walling

Synonym: bulwark, fence, fence in, palisade, paries, rampart, surround,

Noun

A measure, means or method to protect someone or something
defence protection shield security guard safeguard screen cover defense armour armor ward aegis ammunition egis buckler buffer shelter bulwark safety armament preventive sanctuary barrier cushion mail surety rampart bumper refuge insurance indemnity safety device preventative hedge shade protector support bastion barricade pad fender fence absorber protective device safety guard haven preservation invulnerability plate breastplate panoply reinforcement asylum hiding concealment housing precaution harbour harbor retreat protecting safeguarding salvation strength shielding fortification harborage palladium fail-safe caution prophylactic provision safekeeping conservation guardianship immunity guarding safe harbor hiding place chain mail flak jacket armor plate suit of armor coat of mail suit of armour protective clothing bulletproof vest body armor body armour reassurance self-defense safeness stability safe keeping assurance convoy escort safety measure safety net preventive measure deterrent stronghold guarantee care resistance custody indemnification buttress supporter defender warranty keeping coverage shock absorber mainstay prop preventative measure hindrance block trust obstruction impediment weapon curb restraint check precautionary measure remedy deterrence charge backstop maintenance protective measure upkeep upholding custodianship backing fastness keep supervision saving warrant tutelage resilience insurance policy cocoon cushioning surveillance certainty insurance cover allowance endorsement good hands warfare weaponry munitions something to fall back on defenses defences apron mask financial protection fallback citadel arms life assurance life insurance preventative medicine preventive medicine preserving conserving sustentation perpetuation preserval evaporation care and feeding storage tanning refrigeration prevention protective safety plug protective umbrella sheet anchor safety valve prudence forethought anticipation obstacle neutralizer foresight wariness providence circumspection possession disincentive discreetness canniness regard discretion breastwork embankment belt and braces anticipatory measure bank castellation battlements pledge protectorship patronage trusteeship battlement bartizan earthwork collateral partition protective wall parapet buffet pawn bond underwriting gage hostage earnest guaranty bail covenant gauge contract

Noun

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

Noun

The state of being blocked
blockage block impediment obstruction stoppage occlusion hindrance bar barricade barrier blocking clog clot congestion hamper impasse jam logjam obstacle snag snarl snarl-up traverse stumbling block restriction deterrent check hurdle stop handicap encumbrance restraint fetter hitch trammel inhibition manacle crimp cramp interference drag holdback balk chain baulk difficulty curb drawback let catch shackles embarrassment roadblock limitation cumber fly in the ointment spanner in the works road block monkey wrench in the works hazard impedance setback bottleneck circumvention blockade brake problem detriment burden monkey wrench retardment disadvantage shackle retardation stricture millstone around your neck blank wall complication hold-up railing fence mountain lock gridlock checkmate trouble booby trap bulwark encirclement infarct line of defense embolus closure cordon infarction hiccup issue catch-22 facer defect delay flaw prohibition holdup disorder rub dead weight tie millstone weakness load red tape fault disablement impairment stopping tie-up tailback traffic jam arrest interruption constriction backup jam-up standstill stopping up downtime airlock obstructing stemming cutting off suppression halt discouragement shutting off blocking off blocking out cutting out restricted access hampering hangup sticking point rush hour traffic congestion snafu walkout close lockout cutoff down layoff abeyance immobilization sit-down deduction shutdown discontinuance deadlock stasis stalemate narrowing queue standoff pitfall hardship cumbrance inconvenience air bubble baggage glitch preventive albatross bump uphill disincentive joker ball and chain hang-up mountain to climb prevention checking bridling constraint curbing repression full stop Mexican standoff sig alert stumbling stone frustration shackling baulking cramping fettering holding back stifling smothering immobilisation halting thwarting quashing foiling stone in one's path straitjacket interdict putting an end to putting an stop to balking embargo nipping in the bud sublimation crowding overcrowding clogging mass wait stall detainment closing sealing suspension hold detention lull lag retard gap interval intermission interlude pause stuffing choking plugging obscuring bind stay ado prorogation surcease break filibuster holding waiting period time wasted showstopper time lag cooling-off period period of waiting holding pattern closing off clogging up closing up blocking up crowdedness press overdevelopment mobbing profusion excess surplus jamming overpopulation rubber-necking cramming surfeit

Noun

Overhang on hill or mountain
cliff bluff crag escarpment precipice scar scarp face overhang barranca barranco palisade ridge rock face cuesta krantz linn steep rocky height steep rock slope height peak promontory headland bank rock sheer drop cliff face tor ledge eminence hill mountain sea cliff pinnacle aiguille drop outcrop outcropping mound hillside incline brink steep cliff escarp abyss cliffdrop dropoff enclosure defence stockade fence bulwark paling barrier defense barricade fortification rampart parapet bastion breastwork railing fort bar embankment hurdle blockade hedge outwork buttress protection fortress roadblock earthwork block stop stronghold rail partition circumvallation redoubt support citadel fastness fencing dam battlement guard security balustrade vallum ditch barbican vallation screen defensive wall obstruction castle bartizan trellis dyke shield obstacle keep hold buffer garrison cordon boundary outpost blank wall berm bailey buffet bastille pale mainstay prop projection refuge limit chainlink fencing trench moat upholder tower of strength blocking object banister rails channel watercourse conduit drain gutter guardrail bannister panel siding pole post rest elevation blockhouse defences divider separator ravelin fieldwork fortalice boundary line preparation embattlement presidio defenses entrenchment facade curb surface restriction panelling levee side paneling limitation room divider retainer façade building up hedgerow windbreak groyne railings chains backstop pickets posts cyclone net dike boards groin stakes barbed wire

Noun

In painting, the technique of applying water-based pigment to wet or fresh lime mortar or plaster

Noun

A situation, typically one involving opposing parties, in which no progress can be made
deadlock impasse stalemate standstill halt gridlock standoff cessation checkmate draw logjam stand-off catch-22 stop stoppage block dead end Mexican standoff pause full stop end of the road arrest tie break rest interruption discontinuation stand end delay letup dead heat interval stay check intermission discontinuance interlude suspension lull respite hiatus breather lapse cutoff dead stop breathing space freeze time out layoff finish close toss-up wash termination conclusion wait holdup snarl-up ending shutdown closure recess expiration arrestment blind alley surcease closedown obstacle blockage let-up shutoff stopover traffic jam interregnum break-off screeching halt breath grinding halt screaming halt downtime coffee break roadblock buildup fly-half hole inaction level stymie collision showdown communication breakdown disruption relief closing occlusion winding-up time-out completion culmination desistance finale end of the line brick wall wrap-up wind-up even money relaxation even game photo finish drawn battle cross-purposes gap hesitation repose release ten forgiveness exculpation immunity leisure deliverance discharge five pardon breathing room ease truce acquittal protraction time no through road cul-de-sac corner road block stumbling block blank wall nowhere to turn caesura moratorium hold-up adjournment backup bottleneck jam clog congestion barrier tailback snarl beat entr'acte break off hush silence lapse of time pausation lacuna happy hour stillness comma interim abeyance rest period hitch awkward moment breathing spell sig alert cease stopping offset halting discontinuity ceasing breaking off windup latency finis remission spell hold denouement consummation period lag endgame finishing breakdown homestretch capper winding up cut-off grand finale mop-up postponement hindrance obstruction hiccup interstice parenthesis hiccough resolution quiescence doldrums dormancy expiry abeyancy reprieve dissolution layover smoko holdback result cutting short terminus payoff time off holding pattern embargo abandonment deferment severance failure separation inhibition concluding blackout deferral suspense disconnection impediment climax holding holiday vacation leave intermezzo retardation stall desuetude epilogue wrap coda peroration stop-off detention epilog prorogation execution outcome fulfilment accomplishment achievement curtains curtain retardment slack issue consequence fulfillment breakup break in your journey ado tie-up time wasted time lag period of waiting limit fix withdrawal suppression disjunction curtailment pausing alternation disturbance restriction quiescency staying prevention restraining restraint checking stalling intrusion disbarment disbandment winter vacay cloture folding complete stop lessening slackening episode discontinuing shutting rupture division rift split disuniting breach outro eventuality slowness blow short break hols shutting down closing down bitter end meanwhile idyll meantime cancellation schoolie determination retirement cesser abortion desisting remaining terminating deterring final thoughts upshot realization realisation temporary cessation of business day off temporary closure cessation of business cancelation kiss-off ballgame effect sit-down omega perfection lunch break disjointedness tea break disconnectedness sojourn visit cut-off point end result closing stages bottom line last word final word sign-off last part finalization incoherence immobilization stagnation inactivity fruition pigeonholing shelving rescheduling ban prohibition pause in the action dénouement death disunion setback freedom liquidation finalisation tabling mothballing lack of unity cutout lack of coherence last stage last hangup detainment final part final stage sewing up final act paralysis immobilisation encumbrance curb polishing off armistice spare time free time deep freeze cold storage suspended animation run-in retard fetter interference snag time to burn time to kill carrying over time on your hands bind trammel problem filibuster grace period one's own sweet time goof-off time showstopper putting back putting off peace ceasefire treaty waiting period cooling-off period détente cease-fire staging post port of call half-way house wind-down agreement reconciliation accord de-escalation amnesty terms detente cessation of hostilities olive branch temporary peace peace treaty white flag peaceful solution suspension of hostilities

Verb

To enclose with a wall
confine enclose bound circumscribe encircle fence hem close partition separate shut hedge pen cordon off seal off surround immure coop wall in coop up close in mew up circle fringe skirt edge border ring impound pound intern corral flank cage hold mure box in lock up shut in hem in lock in fence in hedge in cut off encompass envelop line imprison encage blockade compass encase jail wreathe contain closet gird girdle house embrace engird restrict screen shut up keep gaol mew hold captive put inside fence off box up block off bind protect secure defend guard cover safeguard shield ward forfend pen in bulwark fend fortify kettle rail in keep under lock and key rail shut off separate off incarcerate abut join neighbor adjoin commit jug verge touch trap detain neighbour hold prisoner inter put behind bars shut away put under lock and key put away cloister entomb seclude border on butt on march with verge on book-end be situated along butt against environ wrap limit bottle up inclose include beset rim frame enfold invest restrain round margin besiege sheathe circumvent belt case begird orbit circuit box swathe band enwreath cincture beleaguer delimit outline pen up isolate circumnavigate loop demarcate shelter fix block capture cage in define close off ring round form a barrier round form a ring around demark lay siege to sheath store hurdle trim girth enwind engirdle girt go around siege straiten mew in leaguer mount delineate form a ring round constrain terminate keep safe close in on wall off specify cap set hamper mark off prelimit set in a frame curb keep within bounds hold back mark out round up shut within coat embower circumfuse bower cocoon lock be bounded by cloak blanket swaddle entrap seal up seal in encapsulate halo enring palisade possess retain clad enshroud segregate seal hold in enwrap inset circulate tour coil circumduct ensphere crib picket gird in move around enwreathe throng barricade ring in enclave inundate hinder coil around close around go round take away divide up section off partition off writhe around frame in establish attack assail assault congregate determine pack decide form a barrier around stipulate identify designate settle classify work over work on come at from all sides distinguish prescribe tuck detail mark cup set the limits of set the boundaries of set out lay down stake out set bounds to crown dress trammel bar canopy clothe paper over reinforce hood overcast crate superpose superimpose nail down place under cover put something on top of place something over pack up regulate save shade preserve moderate control harbour insulate harbor ration inoculate give refuge conceal provide protection for cover up take care of conserve cover for watch over provide safety afford protection to cushion hide keep from harm haven constrict shrink send up cool down temper hang up keep within limits come down on inhibit set limits on put a ceiling on keep under control keep a tight rein on decrease clip someone's wings repress pin down modify shorten narrow reduce contract put on ice hold down chain delimitate impose limits on cut down on qualify tether diminish

Verb

To make strong and secure
fortify strengthen brace reinforce toughen support bolster buttress consolidate defend harden protect secure steel beef up forearm garrison indurate inure nerve poise ready season augment embattle shore up stiffen bulwark entrench gird prepare prop psych up safeguard hold up build up charge up punch up soup up step up make stronger temper anneal cement underpin thicken acclimatize underprop acclimate make ready carry acclimatise sustain fix petrify case-harden steady set prop up firm up gear up get ready harshen crystallize ossify densify clot coagulate vitrify firm cake shore solidify curdle press calcify amalgamate settle crystallise fossilize compact fossilise dry precipitate jell bake starch stay prime uphold congeal bolster up galvanize give strength to toughen up galvanise tense bear undergird upgrade reequip freeze stabilize truss substantiate stabilise upbear hold concrete pillar back up make stable gelatinize inspissate braze chill mold mould give a boost to rigidify brutalize vulcanize coarsen bear up re-enforce stand by become solid become hard adapt add force to climatize develop rearm condition habituate forewarn warn alert brutalise accustom get into position adjust attune make callous make unfeeling make resilient familiarize contract caseharden close callous tip off give advance warning give advance notice tip the wink naturalize desensitize naturalise familiarise desensitise equip organize fit prep groom arrange train qualify lay organise warm up set up arm oneself put together make plans for gird up one's loins make up lay out pave the way fit out get set

Antonym of wall

wall Idiom, Proverb

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