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Defence (IPA: /dɪˈfɛns/)


Defence (n. & v. t.)

See Defense.

Defence (n.)

The act of defending, or the state of being defended; protection, as from violence or danger.

Defence (n.)

That which defends or protects; anything employed to oppose attack, ward off violence or danger, or maintain security; a guard; a protection.

Defence (n.)

Protecting plea; vindication; justification.

Defence (n.)

The defendant's answer or plea; an opposing or denial of the truth or validity of the plaintiff's or prosecutor's case; the method of proceeding adopted by the defendant to protect himself against the plaintiff's action.

Defence (n.)

Act or skill in making defense; defensive plan or policy; practice in self defense, as in fencing, boxing, etc.

Defence (n.)

Prohibition; a prohibitory ordinance.

Defence

1779 American Revolutionary War privateer brigantine ship

Defence

Horse, born 1824

Defence

1803 transport ship, wrecked in 1832

Defence

1735 East India Company ship

Defence Synonyms

Defense, Defending Team

Defence Synonyms

Defense Team, Defense Lawyers, Defense

Defence Synonyms

Defense, Defence Force, Defense Force

Defence Synonyms

Defense, Vindication

Defence Synonyms

Demurrer, Defense, Denial

Defence Synonyms

Defensive Measure, Defense

Defence Synonyms

Defense

Defence Synonyms

Defense, Defence Reaction, Defense Reaction, Defence Mechanism, Defense Mechanism

Defence Synonyms

Defensive Structure, Defense

Defence Synonyms

Defense, Refutation

Translations

Defence in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Education is the cheap defence of nations." - Education

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Experience informs us that the first defence of weak minds is to recriminate." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I am sure, zeal or love for truth can never permit falsehood to be used in the defence of it." - John Locke

Example Sentence (Quote)

"No man shall set up his own iniquity as a defence any more than as a cause of action." - Fraud

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The best defence is a good offence. (Strauss, 1994 p. 518)" - English proverbs


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