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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 periodicals archive ?
But while some smaller marts went to the wall, Welshpool's closure was never an option, said Keith Davies, a partner in Welshpool Livestock Sales.
The Last Days Of Lehman Brothers tells the story of what happened when the US banking giant went to the wall.
Around 140 workers lost their jobs after Culdaff Construction in Glasgow went to the wall due to a "cash-flow crisis".
Last year thousands of companies went to the wall at the rate of 70 per week, resulting in millions of pounds of bad debts, often at the expense of other UK businesses, consumers and the UK economy as a whole.
In the seventh, he struggled, falling behind Jermaine Dye before giving up a double and then yielding another double to Erubiel Durazo that went to the wall in center field.