fend for yourself Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “fend for yourself” - English Dictionary

Definition of "fend for yourself" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

fend for yourself

phrasal verb with fend  /fend/ verb
to take ​care of and ​provide for yourself, without ​depending on anyone ​else: The ​strikeleft a million commuters to fend for themselves in getting to ​work.
(Definition of fend for yourself from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "fend for yourself" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

fend for yourself

phrasal verb with fend uk   us   /fend/ verb
C2 to take ​care of and ​provide for yourself without ​depending on anyone ​else: Now that the ​children are ​old enough to fend for themselves, we can go away on ​holiday by ourselves.
(Definition of fend for yourself from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of fend for yourself?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

conker

the shiny brown poisonous nut of a horse chestnut tree

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More