Learn how to say Fends correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word fend:
1 [no object] (fend for oneself) look after and provide for oneself, without any help from others:
she left her 14-year-old daughter to fend for herself
2 [with object] (fend someone/thing off) defend oneself from a blow, attack, or attacker:
Meredith tried frantically to fend him off
he fended off the awkward questions
Middle English (in the sense ‘defend’): shortening of defend. Compare with fence and fencible