Synonyms and Antonyms for defense-mechanism

1. mechanism (n.)

the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction

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2. mechanism (n.)

the technical aspects of doing something

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3. mechanism (n.)

a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function

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5. defense (n.)

protection from harm

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6. defense (n.)

(sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring

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7. defense (n.)

the justification for some act or belief

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9. defense (n.)

the defendant and his legal advisors collectively

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10. defense (n.)

the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions

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