Synonyms for wall

Synonyms for (noun) wall

Synonyms: rampart, bulwark, wall

Definition: an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes

Usage: they stormed the ramparts of the city; they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down

Similar words: embankment

Definition: a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection


Synonyms: wall

Definition: an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

Usage: the south wall had a small window; the walls were covered with pictures

Similar words: partition, divider

Definition: a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)


Synonyms: wall

Definition: a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)

Usage: the wall followed the road; he ducked behind the garden wall and waited

Similar words: fence, fencing

Definition: a barrier that serves to enclose an area


Synonyms: wall

Definition: a layer of material that encloses space

Usage: the walls of the cylinder were perforated; the container's walls were blue

Similar words: layer, bed

Definition: single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

Usage: slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach


Synonyms: paries, wall

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

Usage: stomach walls

Similar words: stratum

Definition: one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)


Synonyms: wall

Definition: anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect

Usage: a wall of water; a wall of smoke; a wall of prejudice; negotiations ran into a brick wall

Similar words: physical object, object

Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects


Synonyms: wall

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

Similar words: geological formation, formation

Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth


Synonyms: wall

Definition: a difficult or awkward situation

Usage: his back was to the wall; competition was pushing them to the wall

Similar words: difficulty

Definition: a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome

Usage: grappling with financial difficulties

Synonyms for (verb) wall

Synonyms: surround, palisade, wall, fence, fence in

Definition: surround with a wall in order to fortify

Similar words: protect

Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage

Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain