DEFENDING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Defending Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Defend


• Defend Definition & Synonyms

  1. (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.
  2. (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 ones self from, or against, ones enemies.
  3. (v. t.) To prohibit; to forbid.
  4. (v. t.) To ward or fend off; to drive back or away; to repel.


Synonyms:
Champion, Fight, Guard, Hold, Maintain, Oppose, Represent, Support,

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