Definition of wall (noun)
- 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"
- 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"
- (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure
- "stomach walls"
- synonyms: paries
- a difficult or awkward situation
- "his back was to the wall"; "competition was pushing them to the wall"
- a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)
- a layer of material that encloses space
- "the walls of the cylinder were perforated"; "the container's walls were blue"
- a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)
- "the wall followed the road"; "he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"
- an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
Definition of wall (verb)
Source: Princeton University Wordnet