Fend synonyms and antonyms

fĕnd

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To oppose actively; fight, argue, or work against
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To produce a return for effort or investment:
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To keep from harm, damage, danger, evil, etc.; protect; save
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(Intransitive, idiomatic, often followed by with) To interact or coexist well, without argument or trouble.
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To use force against in order to harm; start a fight with; strike out at with physical or military force; assault
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To keep in safety, to watch over, to guard.
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To stay or cause to stay at a distance (from).
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(Electricity) to protect from the influence of
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To behave or conduct oneself; act:
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To continue to get along; carry on; cope:
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To provide for one's own needs; get along:
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(Mil.) To stand in formation at (reveille, retreat, etc.)
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To deflect or ward off (a fencing thrust, for example).
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To protect (a goal, etc.) against scoring by an opponent
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To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
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To ensure the safety or integrity of; protect or preserve:
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To object to.
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To prevent from happening:
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To subsist; to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level.
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To succeed (often clumsily) despite being il-equipped or untrained.
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To draw up (a document etc.), to designate (a cheque) to a given recipient, payee. [from 15th c.]
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To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
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To come into contact with
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To grow vigorously or luxuriantly; improve physically
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To offer resistance to; fight against:
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To cover (a piece of machinery) with a device to protect the operator
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To keep from happening; prevent:
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To furnish the means of support
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To offer help or advice regarding (a product or service).
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To yield (oneself) to any influence, emotion, passion, or power.
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To turn or drive away.
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To repel with discourtesy, coldness, indifference, etc.; refuse, reject, or rebuff
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To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).
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To happen or develop:
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