Antonyms
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1. picket

noun. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack.

Antonyms

  • unstaple

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

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Example sentences of the word picket-fence


1. Noun Phrase
Small fences, such as picket fences, usually need only two hinges.

2. Noun Phrase
For example, a picket fence has a gate with pickets identical to those used in the fence.

3. Noun Phrase
For picket fences or fences shorter than 4 feet, 1-by-4s may be sufficient.

4. Noun Phrase
Wisteria is a beautiful enhancement to a white picket fence or pergola.

2. picket

noun. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event.

Synonyms

  • sentinel
  • watch
  • lookout
  • security guard
  • lookout man
  • scout
  • watcher
  • watchman
  • spotter

Antonyms

  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

3. picket

verb. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] serve as pickets or post pickets.

Synonyms

  • demonstrate

Antonyms

  • dangerous
  • unprotected

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

4. picket

verb. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] fasten with a picket.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • detach
  • uncork
  • vulnerable

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

5. picket

noun. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work.

Synonyms

  • demonstrator

Antonyms

  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

6. picket

noun. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] a vehicle performing sentinel duty.

Synonyms

  • picket boat
  • military vehicle

Antonyms

  • unwire
  • unlock
  • unpin

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

7. fence

noun. ['ˈfɛns'] a barrier that serves to enclose an area.

Synonyms

  • hedgerow
  • wall
  • fencing
  • chainlink fence
  • paling
  • stone wall
  • backstop
  • hedge
  • barrier
  • rail fence
  • fence line
  • weir

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • surrender
  • refrain
  • conform

8. fence

verb. ['ˈfɛns'] enclose with a fence.

Synonyms

  • inclose
  • enclose
  • fence in
  • close in

Antonyms

  • ability
  • unsheathe
  • pull out
  • recede

9. fence

noun. ['ˈfɛns'] a dealer in stolen property.

Synonyms

  • monger
  • dealer
  • trader

Antonyms

  • forward
  • synonymous
  • make peace
  • defend

10. fence

verb. ['ˈfɛns'] surround with a wall in order to fortify.

Synonyms

  • surround
  • protect
  • stockade
  • fence in
  • palisade
  • circumvallate

Antonyms

  • attack
  • unclog
  • free
  • natural object
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