Synonyms and Antonyms for defense

2. self-defense (n.)

the act of defending yourself

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3. defense (n.)

protection from harm

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4. defense (n.)

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

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5. defense (n.)

the justification for some act or belief

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7. defense (n.)

the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions

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9. defense (n.)

the defendant and his legal advisors collectively

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10. defense (n.)

a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him

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