To turn or drive away.
To keep safe from danger, attack, or harm
To progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances
You left Sofi and Bianca to fend for themselves!
And leave Randy to fend for himself?
They leave you alone here to fend for yourself against Others?
Unsure whether to move away from him or verbally fend him off, she did neither.
The Nationalists were, too, divided into many warring sectionsMahommed Bey Fend, chosen as successor to Mustafa Kamel, had to contend with the pretensions of several other leaders.