Definition of Fend for
1. Verb. Argue or speak in defense of. "She supported the motion to strike"
Generic synonyms: Argue, Reason
Specialized synonyms: Apologise, Apologize, Excuse, Justify, Rationalise, Rationalize, Stand Up, Stick Up, Uphold
Derivative terms: Defence, Defender, Support, Supporter, Supporter, Supportive
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Literary usage of Fend for
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1793)
"... commit let fend for gentlemen to Madras, to Jill up the vacancies in the council at Calcutta. ..."
2. Chronicle of Scottish Poetry: From the Thirteenth Century, to the Union of by James Sibbald (1802)
"... FEW MAT fend for FALSETT. I. mynd quhen I compas and caft, Me think this warld ... fend for ..."