English verb: fend for
|1.||fend for (communication) argue or speak in defense of|
|Samples||She supported the motion to strike.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||argue, reason|
|Narrower (hyponym)||apologise, apologize, excuse, justify, rationalise, rationalize, stand up, stick up, uphold|