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1. fend

verb. ['ˈfɛnd'] withstand the force of something.

Synonyms

  • fight down
  • remain firm
  • stand
  • resist
  • defend
  • fight
  • fight back

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • yield
  • forbid
  • disallow

Etymology

  • fenden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Fend

  • overextend
  • comprehend
  • condescend
  • transcend
  • recommend
  • landsend
  • apprehend
  • suspend
  • pretend
  • portend
  • misspend
  • extend
  • expend
  • echemende
  • distend
  • contend
  • befriend
  • yearend
  • unbend
  • relend
  • intend
  • impend
  • descend
  • depend
  • commend
  • backend
  • trend
  • spend
  • friend
  • blend

How do you pronounce fend?

Pronounce fend as fɛnd.

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Sentences with fend


1. Verb, base form
Selenium aids in the synthesis of white blood cells and may help you fend off infections.

2. fend

verb. ['ˈfɛnd'] try to manage without help.

Synonyms

  • grapple
  • manage
  • deal
  • get by
  • make do
  • make out
  • contend

Antonyms

  • sit
  • sit down
  • lie down
  • change

Etymology

  • fenden (Middle English (1100-1500))
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