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synonyms for fend

  • bulwark
  • cover
  • dodge
  • guard
  • oppose
  • parry
  • protect
  • repel
  • resist
  • safeguard
  • screen
  • secure
  • shield

antonyms for fend

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  • disregard
  • endanger
  • face
  • forget
  • harm
  • hurt
  • ignore
  • injure
  • lay bare
  • lay open
  • meet
  • open
  • reveal
  • uncover
  • surrender
  • yield
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How to use fend in a sentence

Mori spent much of Thursday attempting to apologize and fend off calls for his resignation.
HEAD OF TOKYO OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SAYS IT MUST LIMIT WOMEN BECAUSE THEY TALK TOO MUCHCLAY CHANDLERFEBRUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
In order for the FAST platforms to fend off this influx of competition, “you have to differentiate yourself,” said a second agency executive.
FUTURE OF TV BRIEFING: FREE, AD-SUPPORTED STREAMING TV BUBBLE NEARS AN INFLECTION POINTTIM PETERSONJANUARY 20, 2021DIGIDAY
States, left by the federal government to fend for themselves, have struggled to get a handle on the logistics of distribution.
DO YOUR NEIGHBORS WANT TO GET VACCINATED?KAREN HAOJANUARY 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Some people with mild infections may not need to marshal a significant immune response to fend off the virus, Foxman says.
ALREADY HAD COVID-19? YOU STILL NEED A VACCINE.KATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Every financial institution is looking to digital transformation to meet rising customer expectations for speed and convenience, lower its operating cost, and fend off competition, including from tech companies moving into financial services.
BANKS NEED TO STRIKE THE RIGHT BALANCE FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONMARTHA LEIBSJANUARY 15, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
He has been forced to resist numerous attempts to lure him back to his homeland, where he thinks he will be arrested and tortured, even fending off prominent Saudi figures who have come to retrieve him.
A NEW MOVIE ABOUT JAMAL KHASHOGGI REVEALS A PROTÉGÉ WHO IS ALIVE AND UNDER ASSAULTSTEVEN ZEITCHIKJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When it works, the body produces antibodies that will, sometimes for many years, fend off any infection if the real germ attacks.
MRNA TECHNOLOGY GAVE US THE FIRST COVID-19 VACCINES. IT COULD ALSO UPEND THE DRUG INDUSTRYWALTER ISAACSONJANUARY 11, 2021TIME
Jared Kushner, the president’s senior adviser and son-in-law, made it clear that the federal stockpile was not intended to serve the states, leaving them to fend for themselves in the quest for lifesaving supplies.
“THOSE OF US WHO DON’T DIE ARE GOING TO QUIT”: A CRUSH OF PATIENTS, DWINDLING SUPPLIES AND THE NURSE WHO LOST HOPEBY J. DAVID MCSWANEDECEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
During this period, as Walmart tried to fend off a criminal case, its lawyers expressed willingness to discuss a civil settlement.
THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SUES WALMART, ACCUSING IT OF ILLEGALLY DISPENSING OPIOIDSBY JESSE EISINGER AND JAMES BANDLERDECEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
While both vaccines require two doses to give people the best protection, early evidence hints that Moderna’s may do a better job fending off symptoms as early as two weeks after the first dose.
HOW DOES THE NEWLY AUTHORIZED MODERNA COVID-19 VACCINE COMPARE TO PFIZER’S?ERIN GARCIA DE JESUSDECEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO FEND

  • bulwark
  • defend
  • fend
  • house
  • reinforce
  • safeguard
  • screen
  • secure
  • shelter
  • shield
  • watch over
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.