Definition of Fence:

  1. A guard or guide on a plane, saw, or other tool.

  2. A person who deals in stolen goods.

  3. A barrier, railing, or other upright structure, typically of wood or wire, enclosing an area of ground to mark a boundary, control access, or prevent escape.

  4. Surround or protect with a fence.

  5. Deal in (stolen goods).

  6. A protective profit barrier set up for investments that take a hit on the trading market.

  7. Fight with swords, especially as a sport.

Synonyms of Fence

Receive stolen goods, Deal in stolen goods, Receiver of stolen goods, Dealer in stolen goods, Enclose, Surround, Circumscribe, Encircle, Circle, Encompass, Bound, Form a barrier around, Form a ring round, Abatis, About the bush, Advanced work, Arch dam, Arm, Armor, Armor-plate, Around the bush, Avoid, Backstop, Baffle, Balistraria, Balustrade, Bamboo curtain, Bank, Banquette, Bar, Barbed wire, Barbed-wire entanglement, Barbican, Barrage, Barricade, Barrier, Bartizan, Bastion, Battle, Battlement, Bear-trap dam, Beat about, Beat around, Beaver dam, Beg the question, Bicker, Black-market, Black-marketeer, Bless, Block, Blockade, Boggle, Boom, Bootleg, Bound, Boundary, Box, Brawl, Breakwater, Breastwork, Brick wall, Broil, Buffer, Bulkhead, Bulkhead in, Bulwark, Cage, Casemate, Castellate, Cavil, Center, Champion, Cheval-de-frise, Choplogic, Circumscribe, Circumvallation, Clash, Cloak, Close, Cofferdam, Collide, Combat, Come to blows, Compass about, Compromise, Confine, Contend, Contest, Contravallation, Coop, Copyright, Corral, Counterscarp, Cover, Crenellate, Curtain, Cushion, Cut and thrust, Dam, Defend, Defense, Demibastion, Dig in, Dike, Ditch, Dodge, Drawbridge, Duck, Duel, Earthwork, Embankment, Embattle, Encircle, Enclose, Enclosure, Ensure, Entanglement, Entrench, Equivocate, Escarp, Escarpment, Evade, Evade the issue, Exchange blows, Feint, Fences, Fend, Fend off, Feud, Fieldwork, Fight, Fight a duel, Foil, Fortalice, Fortification, Fortify, Garrison, Gate, Give and take, Give satisfaction, Glacis, Golden mean, Grapple, Grapple with, Gravity dam, Groin, Guarantee, Guard, Half measures, Half-and-half measures, Halfway measures, Happy medium, Harbor, Haven, Hedge, Hedgerow, Hem, Hem and haw, Hoarding, Hydraulic-fill dam, Immure, Impartial, Indecisive, Independent, Insure, Iron curtain, Irresolute, Jam, Jetty, Jostle, Joust, Keep, Keep from harm, Leaping weir, Levee, Logjam, Loophole, Lunette, Machicolation, Make safe, Man, Man the garrison, Maneuver, Mantelet, Mean, Medium, Merlon, Mew, Middle course, Middle ground, Middle way, Milldam, Mine, Mix it up, Moat, Moderantism, Moderate position, Moderateness, Moderation, Moderatism, Mole, Moonshine, Mound, Mystify, Nestle, Neutral, Neutral ground, Nitpick, Obscure, On the fence, Outwit, Outwork, Pale, Paling, Palisade, Palter, Parados, Parapet, Parry, Patent, Pen, Pick nits, Picket, Police, Portcullis, Postern gate, Prevaricate, Protect, Pull away, Pull back, Push, Pussyfoot, Put off, Qualify, Quarrel, Quibble, Rail, Railing, Rampart, Rassle, Ravelin, Receiver, Recoil, Redan, Redoubt, Register, Restrict, Retaining wall, Ride shotgun for, Riot, Roadblock, Rock-fill dam, Run a tilt, Safeguard, Sally port, Scarp, Sconce, Scramble, Screen, Scuffle, Seawall, Secure, Separate, Sheer off, Shelter, Shield, Shift, Shift off, Shilly-shally, Shirk, Shove, Shrink, Shroud, Shuffle, Shutter dam, Shy, Shy away, Shy off, Sidestep, Skirmish, Spar, Split hairs, Step aside, Stockade, Stone wall, Stonewall, Stop, Strive, Struggle, Surround, Swagman, Swagsman, Swerve, Tenaille, Tergiversate, Third force, Thrust and parry, Tilt, Tourney, Trellis, Tussle, Unbiased, Uncertain, Uncommitted, Undecided, Underwrite, Unprejudiced, Vacillate, Vacillating, Vallation, Vallum, Via media, Waffle, Wage war, Wall, War, Ward off, Weir, Wicket dam, Work, Wrestle, Zigzag fence, Barrier, Paling, Railing, Rail, Bar, Hurdle, Enclosure

How to use Fence in a sentence?

  1. South Korean news agency Yonhap said the group cut through a wire fence to gain access to the school grounds in a northern suburb of Beijing early Friday.
  2. This leaves a short side surface at right angles to the rear of the strip, adequate for guiding the fence of the cornice plane.
  3. Our garden was not fully fenced.
  4. Next, Anders took a wooden sword and fenced with one of the dummies.

Meaning of Fence & Fence Definition