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1. 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

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Words that Rhyme with Rail Fence

  • misrepresents
  • nondefense
  • commonsense
  • suspense
  • pretense
  • expense
  • dispense
  • condense
  • intense
  • incense
  • defense
  • defence
  • commence
  • whence
  • spens
  • spence
  • offense
  • immense
  • ferenc
  • thence
  • tense
  • sense
  • pense
  • pence
  • hense
  • hence
  • dense
  • cents
  • bence

Example sentences of the word rail-fence


1. Noun Phrase
Split-rail fences and post fences divide sections of acreage, while providing an attractive backdrop to lawns and plants.

2. fence

verb. ['ˈfɛns'] enclose with a fence.

Synonyms

  • inclose
  • enclose
  • fence in
  • close in

Antonyms

  • ability
  • unsheathe
  • pull out
  • recede

3. fence

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

Synonyms

  • monger
  • dealer
  • trader

Antonyms

  • forward
  • synonymous
  • make peace
  • defend

4. 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

5. fence

verb. ['ˈfɛns'] have an argument about something.

Synonyms

  • dissent
  • dispute
  • quibble
  • pettifog
  • spar
  • stickle
  • take issue
  • argufy
  • niggle
  • discourse
  • argue
  • oppose
  • differ
  • debate
  • converse
  • squabble
  • bicker
  • quarrel
  • contend
  • disagree
  • altercate
  • brabble

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • confront
  • maximise
  • maximize

6. rail

noun. ['ˈreɪl'] a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports.

Synonyms

  • balustrade
  • bannister
  • railing
  • handrail
  • fife rail
  • banister
  • guardrail
  • bar
  • barrier
  • taffrail
  • ledger board
  • safety rail

Antonyms

  • attractive
  • whisper
  • kern
  • take

Etymology

  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • railler (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • reille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • râle (French)
  • râler (French)

7. rail

noun. ['ˈreɪl'] short for railway.

Synonyms

  • railway line
  • railroad
  • railway
  • railway system

Antonyms

  • rhetorical
  • unobvious
  • impure
  • patterned

Etymology

  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • railler (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • reille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • râle (French)
  • râler (French)

8. rail

verb. ['ˈreɪl'] complain bitterly.

Synonyms

  • complain
  • kvetch
  • kick
  • quetch
  • plain
  • inveigh

Antonyms

  • sit
  • sacred
  • professional
  • activity

Etymology

  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • railler (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • reille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • râle (French)
  • râler (French)

9. rail

verb. ['ˈreɪl'] lay with rails.

Synonyms

  • repose
  • put down

Antonyms

  • clock out
  • humanize
  • leave

Etymology

  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • railler (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • reille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • râle (French)
  • râler (French)

10. rail

verb. ['ˈreɪl'] convey (goods etc.) by rails.

Antonyms

  • stay

Etymology

  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • railler (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • reille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • râle (French)
  • râler (French)
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