verb (used with object), fenced, fenc·ing.
verb (used without object), fenced, fenc·ing.
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Idioms for fence
Origin of fence
OTHER WORDS FROM fence
Words nearby fence
How to use fence in a sentence
That means each team faces a lot more uncertainty about whether to buy or sell, especially when it comes to the large middle group of teams on the fence about which strategy is best.Separating MLB’s Buyers From Sellers At The Weirdest Trade Deadline Ever|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
We chained ourselves to the fences of Soviet consulates and embassies.
About 18 months later, the bull tossed Fisher into the air like an inconvenience and rammed him into the fence.Biotechnology Could Change the Cattle Industry. Will It Succeed?|Dyllan Furness|August 16, 2020|Singularity Hub
NBC 7 reports that the city recently put up a fence to stop the gatherings after getting reports that not all the participants were wearing masks or social distancing.Morning Report: Rural Districts Still Scrambling to Prepare for Online Learning|Voice of San Diego|August 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
A gutted ballfield surrounded by a 10-foot chain-link fence is the only space resembling a park in the Sherman Heights neighborhood.
Strandf could photograph anything from a blind woman to a picket fence and make the image indelible.
I have the unique advantage of seeing this from both sides of the fence.
At this point, he became Tom Sawyer, letting his musical compatriots—and the folk tradition—help paint his musical fence.
But what about the screams, the salty puddles, and big empty packages of frozen fish lying on the ground outside the fence?Activists: Moscow Sea Park Is ‘Torturing’ Its Orca Whales|Anna Nemtsova|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Thursday, Leyland fled her home after a photographer snapped her photo from behind her garden fence.Outed Madeleine McCann Troll Kills Herself. But Millions Live On Online.|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I saw every crook in the fence, every rut in the road, every bush and tree long before we came to it.
Another fence: who would furnish that two hundred and fifty dollars and secure him for the remainder?The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
They stopped, leaning over a jagged fence made of sea-drift, to ask for water.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
I raised my pipe above my head and hurled it against the fence, where it crashed into a score of pieces.
In 1837 the churchyard had some pleasant walks along the sides, bounded by a low wooden fence, and skirted with trees.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
British Dictionary definitions for fence
- mainly US and Canadian to restore a position or reputation that has been damaged, esp in politics
- to re-establish friendly relations (with someone)
Derived forms of fencefenceless, adjectivefencelike, adjective
Word Origin for fence
Idioms and Phrases with fence
In addition to the idioms beginning with fence
- fence in
- fence with
- mend one's fences
- on the fence
- straddle the fence