Synonyms of 'fight something or someone off'
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repelDictionary, resist, repressThe woman fought off her attacker.
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If an army or other group repulses a group of people, they drive it back using force.
The army were prepared to repulse any attack.
If you resist someone or resist an attack by them, you fight back against them.
He tried to resist arrest.
hold out against
put up a fight (against)
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