Meaning of FENCE in English

FENCE

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ high , tall

▪ low

▪ barbed-wire , chain-link , iron , mesh , metal , picket , rail ( esp. AmE ), steel , stone ( AmE ), wire , wood ( AmE ), wooden , wrought-iron

The house was surrounded by a white picket ~.

▪ electric , electrified ( AmE )

▪ back , backyard ( AmE ), garden

▪ border ( esp. AmE ), boundary , perimeter , security

the airport perimeter ~

▪ invisible (= to keep pets in) ( AmE )

▪ left-field , outfield , right-field (all in baseball)

▪ privacy ( AmE )

She walked over to the tall wooden privacy ~.

▪ political ( figurative )

a proposal approved by people on both sides of the political ~

VERB + FENCE

▪ build , erect , put up

▪ climb , climb over , hop ( AmE ), hop over ( esp. AmE ), jump , jump over , scale

▪ mend ( figurative )

The White House already is struggling to mend ~s with Europe.

FENCE + NOUN

▪ post

▪ line ( esp. AmE )

the ~ line separating the United States from Mexico

PREPOSITION

▪ over a/the ~

She leaned over the ~.

▪ ~ around , ~ round ( esp. BrE )

a ~ around the site

II.

verb

Fence is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ yard

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .