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1. attorney

noun. ['əˈtɝːni'] a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice.

Synonyms

  • divorce lawyer
  • advocate
  • prosecuting attorney
  • public defender
  • defense lawyer
  • professional
  • prosecuting officer
  • solicitor
  • barrister
  • counsel
  • counselor
  • ambulance chaser
  • prosecutor
  • conveyancer
  • attorney-client relation
  • trial attorney
  • trial lawyer
  • lawyer
  • professional person
  • defense attorney
  • pleader
  • lawyer-client relation
  • counselor-at-law
  • counsellor
  • public prosecutor

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • amateur
  • nonprofessional
  • blue-collar

Etymology

  • atornee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word defense-attorney


1. Noun Phrase
Landlord insurance generally provides and pays for defense attorneys to represent landlords in personal injury and property damage cases.

2. Noun Phrase
In criminal cases, a prosecutor argues with the defense attorney over whether the accused is guilty.

3. Noun Phrase
You can also contact a criminal defense attorney.

4. Noun Phrase
Two kinds of lawyers work in criminal law -- prosecutors and defense attorneys.

2. defense

noun. ['dɪˈfɛns'] (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies.

Synonyms

  • chemical defense
  • BW defense
  • biological defense
  • deliberate defence
  • air defense
  • hasty defence
  • biodefense
  • defence
  • biological warfare defense
  • biodefence
  • chemical defence
  • deliberate defense
  • stand
  • umbrella
  • hasty defense
  • defensive measure
  • BW defence
  • biological warfare defence
  • biological defence
  • military action
  • mining
  • minelaying

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • forbid
  • disallow

3. defense

noun. ['dɪˈfɛns'] protection from harm.

Synonyms

  • defence

Antonyms

  • stabilization
  • dormant

4. defense

noun. ['dɪˈfɛns'] (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring.

Synonyms

  • defence
  • team
  • defending team

Antonyms

  • offense
  • fast
  • movableness
  • looseness

5. defense

noun. ['dɪˈfɛns'] the justification for some act or belief.

Synonyms

  • apologia
  • apology
  • self-justification
  • exculpation
  • justification
  • alibi
  • defence
  • excuse

Antonyms

  • normality
  • affirmative
  • evolution
  • increment

6. defense

noun. ['dɪˈfɛns'] (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires.

Synonyms

  • rationalization
  • regression
  • rationalisation
  • unconscious process
  • compensation
  • repression
  • denial
  • process
  • defence
  • intellectualization
  • projection
  • conversion
  • defense mechanism
  • defense reaction
  • psychoanalytic process
  • idealization
  • idealisation
  • intellectualisation
  • defence mechanism
  • reaction formation
  • defence reaction
  • isolation

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • misconstruction
  • blame
  • flora

7. Defense

noun. the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947.

Synonyms

  • Casualty Care Research Center
  • NGA
  • National Security Agency
  • USN
  • CCRC
  • Department of Defense Laboratory System
  • NSA
  • DTIC
  • United States Department of Defense
  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • DoD
  • DARPA
  • DISA
  • US Army
  • Department of Defense
  • DIA
  • United States Army
  • Defense Information Systems Agency
  • National Reconnaissance Office
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • United States Navy
  • US Air Force
  • U. S. Air Force
  • Army
  • executive department
  • LABLINK
  • United States Air Force
  • BMDO
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Air Force
  • NRO
  • USAF
  • US Navy
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Defense Technical Information Center
  • Defense Department
  • Navy
  • USA
  • U. S. Army

8. defense

noun. ['dɪˈfɛns'] the defendant and his legal advisors collectively.

Synonyms

  • accumulation
  • defense team
  • assemblage
  • defence
  • defense lawyers
  • collection

Antonyms

  • engagement
  • participation
  • natural object
  • slow

9. defense

noun. ['dɪˈfɛns'] the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions.

Synonyms

  • confutation
  • defence
  • rebuttal
  • refutation

Antonyms

  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease
  • increase

10. defense

noun. ['dɪˈfɛns'] a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him.

Synonyms

  • denial
  • trial
  • due process
  • defence
  • due process of law
  • entrapment

Antonyms

  • lie
  • sit
  • sit down
  • lie down
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