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Fend

Pronunciation of Fend
/fˈɛnd/, /fˈɛnd/, /f_ˈɛ_n_d/

Synonyms for fend:

Sense 3

repel, fare.

Sense 4

preserve.

Sense 7

manage.

Sense 8

shift, muddle.

Sense 17

DO.

protect

shield, safeguard.

Other synonyms and related words:

defy, reject, refuse, repel, jib, remain firm, abide, stand, manage, shift, stave off, Forfend, fare, withstand, tolerate, brook, bulwark, turn away, dissent, DO, endure, hold out, balk, protest, suffer, digest, baulk, stand firm, preserve, place upright, bear, stomach.

Sense 2 (noun)

repel.

Sense 4 (noun)

manage, fare, DO, shift.

fend (noun)

stand, resist.

parry (noun)

repel.

competition (verb)

stand, resist.

cover (verb)

shelter, defend.

defend (verb)

protect, retort, resist, uphold, guard, barricade, ward, backfire, respond, reply, buffer, shelter, return, bar, screen, shield, sustain, oppose, police, support, safeguard, counterattack, defend, counter, argue, avert, rebut, answer, save, cover, secure.

deflect (verb)

avert.

fend (verb)

guard, shield, safeguard, protect, repel, resist, secure, oppose, screen, cover, bulwark.

guard (verb)

save, preserve.

protect (verb)

support.

ward/ward off (verb)

rebut, stave off, turn away.

Usage examples for fend:

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