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
Example sentences from the Web for fence
I am on the fence about an outdoors Thanksgiving involving 20 people the northeast.
That fence looks similar enough to the shimmering green curtains seen in the aurora borealis that scientists thought at least this part of STEVE could be a type of aurora.STEVE may be even less like typical auroras than scientists thought|Maria Temming|November 12, 2020|Science News
Pick up the phone, send a text — or forward this email if you think it could help convince someone who is on the fence about voting.
That includes symptom-based surveillance before travelers board flights and digital fence tracking via cellular signals to ensure their compliance with a 14-day quarantine, he said.How Taiwan’s COVID response became the world’s envy|Claire Zillman, reporter|October 31, 2020|Fortune
Instead, when we got to the parking lot, he found a place to cross through the fence and, placing his backpack beneath him on the grass, looked up at the stars, silent.
Rows of MRAPs that recall Star Wars vehicles await their fate in fenced yards across the base.How I’ll End the War: My First Week Back in Afghanistan|Nick Willard|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jackie, photographed in her home's fenced in yard lives in Louisville, Kentucky but frequently visits New Orleans.Christian Hendricks Goes South To Capture Queer Culture|Justin Jones|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So why do they still insist on this enormous, ‘ring-fenced’ aid budget?
Areas that have been fenced to keep out the goats, says Kröpelin, have seen vegetation rebound, and are greener than ever before.
The acreage at Area 13 was fenced off with simple barbed wire.
Chapman turned up a hilly road and they came out on a ridge overlooking the fenced-in track.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
A day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities, and against the high bulwarks.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
De plantation wuz fenced in wid rails about 10 ft. in length split from pine trees.
He had thought that he was being educated, when in reality he was being held back and fenced off from truth.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
At twelve years of age this young marvel danced enchantingly, rode like a riding-master, and fenced to perfection.Laboulaye's Fairy Book|Various
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