Word of the day - Fend

  1. 1.
    look after and provide for oneself, without any help from others.
    synonyms:take care of oneself, look after oneself, provide for oneself, shift for oneself, manage by oneself, get by alone, get by without help, cope alone
  2. 2.
    defend oneself from a blow, attack, or attacker.
    synonyms:ward off, head off, stave off, hold off, keep off, repulse, resist, fight off, defend oneself against
Eg.: In the wild, the lions leave the cubs to fend for themselves after a while.
Eg.: It isn’t easy to fend for yourself in a city like Mumbai.
Eg.: Being learned in self-defence, she was prepared to fend off any attacker that might come her way.
Eg.: Even after trying for months, the French weren't able to fend off the British invaders.
Word of the day - Fend Word of the day - Fend Reviewed by Devanshi on January 17, 2016 Rating: 5

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