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fend off

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fend

  1. to drive back several bystanders rushed to help the woman fend off the mugger Synonyms of fend off beat off, repel (off), rebut, repulse, stave off, turn away, turn backWords Related to fend off defy, fight, hold off, oppose, resist, stand off, withstand; deflect, ward (off); rebuff, snub, spurnNear Antonyms of fend off embrace, hail, welcome



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