Synonyms of wall
1 partitionDictionary • We're going to knock down the dividing wall to give us one big room.
partition • offices divided only by a glass partition
screen • They put a screen in front of me.
barrier • The storm destroyed a natural barrier between the house and the lake
2 barricadeDictionary • The Romans breached the city walls and captured the city.
barricade • Large areas of the city have been closed off by barricades.
rampart • a walk along the ramparts of the old city
bulwark • a bulwark against the English
blockade • They agreed to lift their blockades of main roads
parapet • The soldiers crouched behind the parapet.
palisade • a stout wooden palisade enclosing the yard
3 barrierDictionary • I appealed for help but met the usual wall of silence.
barrier • The demonstrators broke through the heavy police barriers.
obstacle • Overcrowding remains a large obstacle to improving conditions.
obstruction • drivers parking near his house and causing an obstruction
check • There is no check on the flood of new immigrants arriving in the country.
bar • one of the fundamental bars to communication
block • a block to peace
fence • They climbed over the fence into the field.
impediment • There is no legal impediment to the marriage.
hindrance • Higher rates have been a hindrance to economic recovery.
IDIOMS:▷ drive someone up the wall
PHRASAL VERBS:▷ wall someone up
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barIf something is a bar to doing a particular thing, it prevents someone from doing it.
• one of the fundamental bars to communication
barricadeA barricade is a line of vehicles or other objects placed across a road or open space to stop people getting past, for example during street fighting or as a protest.
• Large areas of the city have been closed off by barricades.
barrierA barrier is an object or layer that physically prevents something from moving from one place to another.
• The storm destroyed a natural barrier between the house and the lake
Thesaurus for wall from the Collins English Thesaurus
a vertical construction made of stone, brick, wood, etc, with a length and height much greater than its thickness, used to enclose, divide, or support
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