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Main Entry: fence
Synonyms:
abatis, about the bush, advanced work, arch dam, arm, armor-plate, armor, around the bush, avoid, backstop, baffle, balistraria, balustrade, bamboo curtain, bank, banquette, bar, barbed-wire entanglement, barbed wire, 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-and-half measures, 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
 
Main Entry: fence in
Synonyms:
beleaguer, beset, besiege, blockade, bottle up, bound, box in, box up, cage, chamber, check, cloister, close in, compass, confine, constrain, contain, coop, coop in, coop up, cordon, cordon off, cork up, corral, crib, detain, encage, encircle, enclose, encompass, enshrine, hedge in, hem in, hold, hold in custody, hold in restraint, house in, immure, impound, imprison, incarcerate, include, inhibit, jail, keep in, keep in custody, keep in detention, kennel, leaguer, mew, mew up, pen, pen in, pen up, pocket, pound, quarantine, rail in, restrain, restrict, seal up, shackle, shrine, shut in, shut up, stable, surround, wall in, wrap, yard, yard up
 
Main Entry: on the fence
Synonyms:
Laodicean, apathetic, centrist, even, fifty-fifty, half-and-half, impartial, independent, indifferent, midway, moderate, mugwumpian, mugwumpish, neuter, neutral, nonaligned, noncommitted, nonpartisan, passive, third-force, third-world, uncommitted, uninvolved
 
Main entries similar to: fence
abatis, arm, backstop, balustrade, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barbican, barrage, barricade, barrier, bartizan, bastion, battle, battlement, beat around the bush, beg the question, bicker, black market, blank wall, bless, blockade, blow hot and cold, boggle, boom, bootleg, boundary, box, brawl, breakwater, breastwork, broil, buffer, bulkhead, bulwark, castellate, cavil, center, champion, chop logic, clash, cloak, close, close in, collide, combat, compete, compromise, contend, contest, contravallation, coop, copyright, corral, cover, crenellate, curtain, cushion, dam, defend, defense, dig in, dike, ditch, dodge, drawbridge, duck, duel, earthwork, embankment, embattle, enclose, enclosure, ensure, entanglement, entrench, envelop, equivocate, escarpment, evade, fend, feud, fight, fortification, fortify, garrison, gate, glacis, grapple, grapple with, groin, guarantee, guard, happy medium, harbor, haven, hedge, hem, hem and haw, immure, insure, iron curtain, jam, jetty, jostle, joust, jump, keep, levee, logjam, loophole, man, mean, medium, middle ground, middle-of-the-road, mine, moat, moderation, mole, moonshine, mound, mystify, nestle, nitpick, obscure, pale, palisade, palter, parapet, parry, patent, pen, picket, police, prevaricate, protect, pull back, push, pussyfoot, put off, quarrel, quibble, rail, railing, rampart, receiver, recoil, redoubt, register, riot, roadblock, safeguard, scarp, sconce, scramble, screen, scuffle, seawall, secure, sheer off, shelter, shield, shift, shirk, shove, shrink, shroud, shuffle, shy, sidestep, skirmish, spar, split hairs, stake, step aside, stockade, stone wall, stop, strive, struggle, swagman, swerve, tergiversate, tilt, tourney, tussle, underwrite, wage war, wall, war, ward off, weir, work, wrestle