To keep or ward off; avert.
To exclude or shut out; bar.
To keep from happening; prevent:
To refrain from (doing something):
Find another word for forefend. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for forefend, like: forfend, debar, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend-off, avoid and ward off.