Verb(1) argue or speak in defense of(2) be on the defensive; act against an attack(3) protect against a challenge or attack(4) fight against or resist strongly(5) protect or fight for as a champion(6) be the defense counsel for someone in a trial(7) state or assert
(1) This season, they've had to assist Krzyzewski in inventing different ways for the team to score points and defend .(2) At his best, he is an exquisite everyman, for he can create, defend , and score goals.(3) And you do not defend bigots by attacking people who refuse to listen to bigotry pretending to be substantive discussion.(4) If you go to a game expecting to see two teams each working together to score and defend , then you won't be disappointed by women's college basketball.(5) I was a little shocked at the fact that he was attempting to defend me.(6) Uniformed lawyers now assigned to defend the detainees have become among the most forceful critics of the system.(7) Everyone adores money, why not the doctors, I asked, in a feeble attempt to defend my colleagues and take the easy way out of a pointless argument.(8) The question was whether the domestic Court of Appeal should properly have decided the case without trial counsel being allowed to defend the accused.(9) Heavy guns were put into position on Singapore island to defend it against attack from the sea.(10) She was quick to defend the people she wrote about and testified to her deep respect for them.(11) When a citizen joins the military, he or she takes an oath to protect and defend the country.(12) we shall defend our island, whatever the cost(13) Now we call on him one more time to preserve, protect and defend our nation and all for which it stands.(14) And speaking about defense attorneys getting ulcers trying to defend their clients, don't worry about this.(15) It's strange because if we don't score we tend to defend well, but once we do manage to find the net we always look vulnerable at the other end.(16) My new mother did not dare speak out against my father to defend me.
(1) defend oneself :: verdedig jouself
1. protect ::
2. justify ::
3. support ::
4. maintain ::
5. fight ::
6. represent ::
7. guard ::
8. champion ::
1. assail ::
2. assault ::
3. attack ::
Different Formsdefend, defended, defender, defenders, defending, defends
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