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〔 dIˋfєnd 〕


〔 diˊfend 〕

Overview of verb defend

The verb defend has 7 senses

  • defend, support, fend for -- (argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike")

  • defend -- (be on the defensive; act against an attack)

  • defend, guard, hold -- (protect against a challenge or attack; "Hold that position behind the trees!"; "Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks")

  • fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend -- (fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!")

  • champion, defend -- (protect or fight for as a champion)

  • defend, represent -- (be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant")

  • maintain, defend -- (state or assert; "He maintained his innocence")