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Princeton's WordNet

  1. debar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off(verb)

    prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

    "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

    Synonyms:
    forfend, avoid, eliminate, avert, ward off, distract, keep off, bend, suspend, obviate, invalidate, stave off, block, nullify, debar, exclude, head off, forefend, annul, quash, rid of, parry, bar, turn away, deflect, void

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fend off

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) keep off, ward off, keep from collision

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How to use fend off in a sentence?

  1. Tobias Davis:

    Maybe it is denial that has kept markets from talking about it, but stagnation should be on the hymn sheet, i fail to comprehend how flat/falling U.S. inflation coupled with deteriorating external factors is an argument to hike rates. We are doing well to fend off deflation.

  2. Fullerton Police Chief Bob Dunn:

    When a police officer uses force to arrest a suspect or to fend off an attack, it can be graphic and difficult to watch, in addition, there may be strong language used by those in the video. Viewer discretion is advised, especially for young children and sensitive viewers.

  3. Michael Kugelman:

    These high turnover issues increase the possibility that when U.S.-led forces leave Afghanistan for good, whenever that is, they will be leaving Afghan forces unable to fend off a still-ferocious insurgency.

  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. James Orlando:

    We do not think it (fiscal stimulus) will be overly beneficial for the U.S. economy, when we look at long-term cycles, we want the government to be reducing deficits during expansion time periods so that they actually have more ammunition to fend off the next recession.


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