Definition of fence verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fence

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//fɛns//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fence
     
    he / she / it fences
     
    past simple fenced
     
    -ing form fencing
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive] fence something to surround or divide an area with a fence His property is fenced with barbed wire. see also unfenced
  2. 2[intransitive] to take part in the sport of fencing
  3. 3 [intransitive] fence (with somebody) to speak to someone in a such a way as to gain an advantage in the conversation
  4. Phrasal Verbsfence somebody/somethinginfence somethingoff
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fence