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English verb: fend for

1. fend for (communication) argue or speak in defense of


SamplesShe supported the motion to strike.


Synonymsdefend, support


Pattern of useSomebody ----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









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