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Antonyms

1. 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

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Words that Rhyme with Line Of Defense

  • misrepresents
  • nondefense
  • commonsense
  • suspense
  • pretense
  • expense
  • dispense
  • condense
  • intense
  • incense
  • defence
  • commence
  • whence
  • spens
  • spence
  • offense
  • immense
  • ferenc
  • thence
  • tense
  • sense
  • pense
  • pence
  • hense
  • hence
  • fence
  • dense
  • cents
  • bence

Example sentences of the word line-of-defense


1. Noun Phrase
Doctors perform a necessary job in society by serving as your first line of defense against rising health issues.

2. Noun Phrase
Wiping the club before putting it back in your bag is your first line of defense.

2. defense

noun. ['dɪˈfɛns'] protection from harm.

Synonyms

  • defence

Antonyms

  • stabilization
  • dormant

3. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a formation of people or things one beside another.

Synonyms

  • formation
  • rank
  • chorus line
  • rivet line
  • lineup
  • chorus
  • row
  • diagonal

Antonyms

  • inwardness
  • exterior
  • marginality
  • centrality

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a mark that is long relative to its width.

Synonyms

  • graduation
  • ledger line
  • isometric line
  • staff line
  • trend line
  • cross hair
  • curlicue
  • isometric
  • seriph
  • ascender
  • shaft
  • cross wire
  • squiggle
  • dotted line
  • descender
  • leger line
  • mark
  • spectrum line
  • print
  • hairline
  • serif
  • bar line

Antonyms

  • disequilibrium
  • acceptance
  • equilibrium
  • inclusion

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a formation of people or things one behind another.

Synonyms

  • trap line
  • formation
  • line of march
  • queue
  • file
  • conga line
  • picket line
  • single file
  • waiting line
  • diagonal
  • line of succession

Antonyms

  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.

Synonyms

  • electromagnetic spectrum
  • nonparticulate radiation
  • electromagnetic wave

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • urban
  • away game
  • home game

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.

Synonyms

  • edge
  • geodesic line
  • shape
  • curved shape
  • center line
  • centerline
  • curve
  • boundary
  • perimeter
  • geodesic
  • straight line
  • form

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • unfold
  • disjoin
  • highland

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning.

Synonyms

  • argument
  • abstract thought
  • argumentation
  • line of reasoning
  • policy
  • logical argument
  • casuistry
  • line of inquiry
  • reasoning
  • line of questioning

Antonyms

  • sell
  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops).

Synonyms

  • front line
  • firing line
  • military position
  • front
  • position
  • line of battle
  • battlefront

Antonyms

  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • embark
  • leave

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen.

Synonyms

  • by-line
  • verse line
  • words
  • dateline
  • missive
  • laugh line
  • orphan
  • credit line
  • head
  • text
  • gag line
  • line of verse
  • sound bite
  • bottom line
  • verse
  • stanza
  • opening line
  • actor's line
  • tag line
  • header
  • heading
  • line of poetry
  • speech
  • textual matter
  • punch line

Antonyms

  • liability
  • weak point
  • idle
  • fail

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))
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