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Synonyms for fend
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  1. fendverb

    try to manage without help

    "The youngsters had to fend for themselves after their parents died"

    Synonyms:
    resist, stand

  2. resist, stand, fendverb

    withstand the force of something

    "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"

    Synonyms:
    jib, put up, baulk, reject, stand, stand firm, resist, abide, support, hold out, withstand, stomach, digest, suffer, balk, brook, dissent, stick out, tolerate, remain firm, place upright, endure, stand up, bear, defy, refuse, protest

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  1. fendverb

    Synonyms:
    ward off, avoid, parry

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How to use fend in a sentence?

  1. Andy Blue:

    This is why we work so hard for every single patient who comes through our doors — so they can return to the wild and thrive in their natural habitat, this little fighter went from emaciated with severe burns to becoming a feisty predator who will be able to fend for herself in nature. We are thrilled !

  2. Aileen Marty:

    The use of these gases is very serious... because it damages the airways, it damages the exact airways that our bodies need to fend off this virus.

  3. Ismail Shahine:

    Everyone today is waiting for the start of the coming month, for the deadline that Erdogan gave the regime to withdraw, i am expecting that they will make a move and not leave the Syrian people to fend for themselves.

  4. Shyam Saran:

    No one man is in charge. It’s a negotiating team, sometimes the India team does get preoccupied by having to fend off all these attacks, but they will not buckle under finger pointing from a small group of Western countries.

  5. Justice Ginsburg:

    Supreme Court leaves women workers to fend for themselves, to seek contraceptive coverage from sources other than their employer's insurer, and, absent another available source of funding, to pay for contraceptive services out of their own pockets.


Translations for fend

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  • отклонявам, парирам, грижа сеBulgarian
  • pitää huolta, pitää puolta, itse, pärjätä, torjua, selviytyäFinnish

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