fend off


Synonyms and Antonyms of fend off

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

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