To engage in or encounter:
To withstand; oppose; fend off; stand firm against; withstand the action of
To provide for or maintain by supplying with money or necessities:
To ensure the safety or integrity of; protect or preserve:
To offer resistance to; fight against:
To deflect or ward off (a fencing thrust, for example).
Guard is defined as to keep safe, protect or cover.
To annul, cancel, make void, or nullify for some legal reason a transaction to which one is a party or owes an obligation. For example, a child who is under the age of capacity may disavow a contract and avoid her obligations under it because she lacks the legal capacity to enter into a contract. See also annul, voidable, and ratify.
To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
To resort to expedients for accomplishing a purpose; to contrive; to manage.
To have charge of; direct or administer:
To get along:
To carry on; manage:
To guard; protect.
To protect, to defend.
To make secure, or safe; guard; protect
To keep from injury, peril, or harm; protect.
To repulse is to reject someone, to be disgusted by something, or to drive someone away.
(Law) To effectuate a surrender of.
To compete with; to strive against.
To prosper or flourish; be successful, esp. as the result of economical management
To give, as a blow; to impel, as with a blow; to give a force to; to dash; to cast.
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
Find another word for fends. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fends, like: stands, resists, supports, safeguards, repels, provides, parries, guards, defends, avoids and averts.