Phrasal Verbs with 'Fend'

Fend for

Take care of yourself or someone without help from other people

Example: The children had to FEND FOR themselves after their parents died.

Fend off

Resist something successfully

Example: He managed to FEND OFF the criticism in the press.

Fend off

Push an attacker away

Example: She FENDED OFF the dog when it attacked her.