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Defend (IPA: /dɪˈfɛnd/)


Defend (v. t.)

To ward or fend off; to drive back or away; to repel.

Defend (v. t.)

To prohibit; to forbid.

Defend (v. t.)

To repel danger or harm from; to protect; to secure against; attack; to maintain against force or argument; to uphold; to guard; as, to defend a town; to defend a cause; to defend character; to defend the absent; -- sometimes followed by from or against; as, to defend one's self from, or against, one's enemies.

Defend (v. t.)

To deny the right of the plaintiff in regard to (the suit, or the wrong charged); to oppose or resist, as a claim at law; to contest, as a suit.

Defend Synonyms

Champion

Defend Synonyms

Fight, Oppose, Fight Back, Fight Down

Defend Synonyms

Hold, Guard

Defend Synonyms

Maintain

Defend Synonyms

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Defend Synonyms

Represent

Defend Synonyms

Fend For, Support

Defend Rhymes

Bend, Blend, End, Ende, Fend, Friend, Lend, Mend, Mende, Pend, Penned, Rend, Rende, Send, Spend, Tend, Trend, Wend, Wende

Abend, Addend, Amend, Append, Arend, Ascend, Attend, Befriend, Commend, Contend, Defend, Depend, Descend, Distend, Expend, Extend, Impend, Intend, Misspend, Offend, Portend, Pretend, Relend, Suspend, Transcend, Unbend, Yearend

Apprehend, Comprehend, Condescend, Recommend, Reoffend

Overextend

Spanish Translation

Defend in Spanish is Defender

Tagalog Translation

Defend in Tagalog is Ipaglaban

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Germany would] defend our joint values of liberty and democracy." - 2016 Brussels bombings

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [with swords locked against Kratos' Blade of Olympus] I do not want to fight you Kratos, but I will defend Olympus!" - God of War II

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies." - Friendship

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Defensive thinkers best defend themselves from knowing who they are." - Eugene J. Martin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Duke: .. .Even as a dog, you would defend this world? Such valor and wisdom deserve praise." - Tales of Vesperia


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