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Definitions of wall

  1. To inclose with a wall, or as with a wall. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To defend by walls, or as if by walls; to fortify. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To close or fill with a wall, as a doorway. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To surround with, or as with, a structure for inclosure, security, or defense. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To inclose with or as with a wall: to defend with walls. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To inclose with, or as with, a wall; fortify. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To provide with a wall; enclose; fortify; defend. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To inclose with or defend by a wall. To go to the wall, to get the worst of it. To take the wall, to take the upper or most honourable place. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Fortifications in general. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a layer of material that encloses space; "the walls of the cylinder were perforated"; "the container's walls were blue" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. anything that suggests a wall in structure or effect; "a wall of water"; "a wall of smoke"; "a wall of prejudice" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. a difficult or awkward situation; "his back was to the wall"; "competition was pushing them to the wall" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect; "a wall of water"; "a wall of smoke"; "a wall of prejudice"; "negotiations ran into a brick wall" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. A work or structure of stone, brick, or other materials, raised to some height, and intended for defense or security, solid and permanent inclosing fence, as around a field, a park, a town, etc., also, one of the upright inclosing parts of a building or a room. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A defense; a rampart; a means of protection; in the plural, fortifications, in general; works for defense. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. An inclosing part of a receptacle or vessel; as, the walls of a steam-engine cylinder. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. The side of a level or drift. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. The country rock bounding a vein laterally. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A solid fence of stone, brick, etc.; the outside structure which incloses a building; a partition forming the side of a room; a structure for defense; means of protection. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. An erection of brick, stone, etc., for a fence or security: the side of a building: (fig.) defence, means of security:-pl. fortifications. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. Fence of brick or stone: side of a building. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. A continuous structure, as for the side of a house, vessel, etc.; also, a fence of stone or masonry. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. A work or structure of stone, brick, or other material, intended for defence or secrecy; the side of a building or apartment; a defence or means of security. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for wall

  1. She glanced at the great clock upon the wall – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. And the father turned his face round to the wall – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
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