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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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Synonyms for wall

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

References in classic literature ?
Thus, when he had bumped his nose on the back-wall a few times, he accepted that he would not disappear into walls.
Meanwhile the rest of the Trojans were fighting about the other gates; I, however, am no god to be able to tell about all these things, for the battle raged everywhere about the stone wall as it were a fiery furnace.
Another narrow passage led through this wall, and at its end Tarzan and his warriors found themselves in a broad avenue, on the opposite side of which crumbling edifices of hewn granite loomed dark and forbidding.
Its success hinged entirely upon the strength of the vines he had seen surmounting the wall toward the east.
It was the wall of the first inner case that the Persian struck when speaking to Raoul of the house on the lake.
As Turan had passed through the gateway into the city and taken his unhindered way along the avenue, twenty warriors had entered the city and closed the gate behind them, and then one had taken to the wall and followed along its summit in the rear of Turan, and another had followed him along the avenue, while a third had crossed the street and entered one of the buildings upon the opposite side.
The red men had not yet forced the outer palace wall, but they were fighting nobly against the best that Okar afforded--valiant warriors who contested every inch of the way.
Two little hooks were fixed into the floor, near the part of the wall from which the paper had been removed.
No one did so much as look at the travelers at first, except one little purple china dog with an extra-large head, which came to the wall and barked at them in a tiny voice, afterwards running away again.
The child (a little boy, apparently about five years old) scrambled up to the top of the wall, and called again and again; but finding this of no avail, apparently made up his mind, like Mahomet, to go to the mountain, since the mountain would not come to him, and attempted to get over; but a crabbed old cherry-tree, that grew hard by, caught him by the frock in one of its crooked scraggy arms that stretched over the wall.
I determined to wall it up in the cellar - as the monks of the middle ages are recorded to have walled up their victims.
Huber's statement that the very first cell is excavated out of a little parallel-sided wall of wax, is not, as far as I have seen, strictly correct; the first commencement having always been a little hood of wax; but I will not here enter on these details.
The man who wrote that word upon the wall disappeared from the midst of the generations of man many centuries ago; the word, in its turn, has been effaced from the wall of the church; the church will, perhaps, itself soon disappear from the face of the earth.
She had just paused and was looking up at a long spray of ivy swinging in the wind when she saw a gleam of scarlet and heard a brilliant chirp, and there, on the top of the wall, forward perched Ben Weatherstaff's robin redbreast, tilting forward to look at her with his small head on one side.
At a hundred steps, on turning to the left, you will find the wall of the park; get over it, and in three leaps you will be on the road and free.