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Synonyms for fender
ˈfɛn dər

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  1. fendernoun

    Any shaped cushion-like object normally made from polymers, rubber or wood that is placed along the sides of a boat to prevent damage when moored alongside another vessel or jetty, or when using a lock, etc. Modern variations are cylindrical although older wooden version and rubbing strips can still be found; old tyres are used as a cheap substitute

    wheel arch, guard, wing, mudguard

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fender, wingnoun

    a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud

    "in Britain they call a fender a wing"

    cowcatcher, pilot, buffer, offstage, backstage, annex, extension, wing, annexe, flank

  2. fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilotnoun

    an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track

    buff, pilot film, pilot light, pilot burner, pilot program, airplane pilot, original, buffer zone, polisher, cowcatcher, buffer, pilot, archetype, buffer storage, wing, buffer store

  3. fendernoun

    a low metal guard to confine falling coals to a hearth

    pilot, wing, buffer, cowcatcher

  4. buffer, fendernoun

    a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact

    cowcatcher, buffer zone, polisher, buffer store, buffer storage, buff, buffer, pilot, wing

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fendernoun

    protection, defense, screen, guard, dashboard, splashboard

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fender":

    fenders, fenderwell, bumper

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  1. Kira Wampler:

    Parking tickets, little fender benders, learning how to drive, having to do car repairs culminating in this mountain of cars that really bring to life the frustration and the circus that we have allowed our lives to become when we are so driven by cars, we are bringing this commercial to life as part of helping people better understand our vision and our mission, which is really fundamentally every seat, every car, every driver.

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