Synonyms for


Synonyms (Grouped by Similarity of Meaning) of verb defend

Sense 1:
defend, support, fend for
argue, reason
Sense 2:
defend
prevent, keep
Sense 3:
defend, guard, hold
protect
Sense 4:
fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend
contend, fight, struggle
Sense 5:
champion, defend
back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support
Sense 6:
defend, represent

Sense 7:
maintain, defend
affirm
Similarity of adj defending

1 sense of defending

Sense 1:
defending
defensive (vs. offensive)
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