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Synonyms for wall

drive someone up the wall

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go to the wall

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wall something up

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a solid structure that encloses an area or separates one area from another

to separate with or as if with a wall

to confine within a limited area

to shut in with or as if with bars

Synonyms for wall

anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect

(anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure

a difficult or awkward situation

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a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)

a layer of material that encloses space

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a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)

an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes

surround with a wall in order to fortify

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Simon Arrowsmith, head of commercial property at Birming-ham law firm Martineau Johnson, said: "If a company goes to the wall, the bank takes possession of the land to cover its liability but if the site is contaminated and remains in the bank's ownership for any length of time, the law could take the view that it has knowingly permitted the pollution to continue.