Synonyms

1. contractor

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtræktɝ'] someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things.

Synonyms

  • defense contractor
  • hauler
  • builder
  • haulier
  • ship-breaker
  • subcontractor

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  • subcontractor

2. contractor

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtræktɝ'] (law) a party to a contract.

Synonyms

  • builder
  • constructor

3. 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

4. defense

noun. ['dɪˈfɛns'] protection from harm.

Synonyms

  • defence

Antonyms

  • stabilization
  • dormant

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

Example sentences of the word defense-contractor


1. Noun Phrase
With its headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon Company (ticker symbol: RTN) is a well-known defense contractor with projects involving technology, aerospace, automation and much more.

2. Noun Phrase
The average advertised annual salary for defense contractors is $64,000 as of January 2011, according to Simply Hired.

3. Noun Phrase
Although many defense contractors are lured into combat-duty service because of the high pay and signing bonuses that go along with Department of Defense contracts, those earnings come at a price.

4. Noun Phrase
Lockheed Martin, the world's largest defense contractor and manufacturer of both arms and military aircraft, played a pivotal behind-the-scenes role in developing support for the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

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