Meaning of WALL in English


Function: transitive verb

Date: 13th century

1 a : to provide, cover with, or surround with or as if with a wall < wall in the garden> b : to separate by or as if by a wall < wall ed off half the house>

2 a : IMMURE < wall ed the monster up within the tomb ― E. A. Poe> b : to close (an opening) with or as if with a wall

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.