Simple past tense and past participle of fend.(verb)
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Use "fended" in a sentence
""Everyone kind of fended for themselves," recalls Portland, Ore., franchisee Barry Cade ."
"A public offering should bring a windfall for a group of hedge funds, led by Silver Point Capital LP and Elliott Management Corp., which together invested about $350 million in Delphi debt and fended off a purchase bid by former parent, General Motors Co. and Platinum Equity."
"The federal government fended off another targeted phishing attack in April, according to the Department of Homeland Security."