defended, past participle; defends, 3rd person singular present; defending, present participle; defended, past tense;
Resist an attack made on (someone or something); protect from harm or danger
we shall defend our country, whatever the cost
Speak or write in favor of (an action or person); attempt to justify
he defended his policy of imposing high taxes
Conduct the case for (the party being accused or sued) in a lawsuit
the lawyer had defended anticommunist dissidents
Compete to retain (a title or seat) in a contest or election
he successfully defended his Congressional seat in new elections
the defending champion
(in sports) Protect one's goal rather than attempt to score against one's opponents
argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
be on the defensive; act against an attack
protect against a challenge or attack; "Hold that position behind the trees!"; "Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks"
fight: fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
champion: protect or fight for as a champion
be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
maintain: state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
(defending) attempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring
(Defends) Within the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposition from attacking.
To ward off, repel (an attack or attacker); To prevent, to keep (from doing something); To prohibit, forbid; To ward off attacks from; to fight to protect; to guard; To support by words or writing; to vindicate, talk in favour of; To make legal defence of; to represent (the accused); To ...
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To respond to, or oppose an application.
(verb) to drive danger away from; to fight to protect people, property, or ideals
v. to guard or fight against attack; to protect
challenge, or qualify A form of writing in AP English Language and Composition classes in which the student is asked to develop a personal stance based on an agreement, a modification, or a disagreement with a given assertion. ...
The contractor will pay the cost of defense against any claim (for example, legal costs) made against the County as a result of the contractor's activities related to the contract.
Defending is a response to a push, getting any Hero available to fight back the pushing team in order to prevent the destruction of your structures. A well-defended team consists of AoEArea of Effect skills that can clearInstantly kill or wipe out. enemy creeps, and sometimes Heroes. ...
To employ or deploy combat capability to prevent, resist, repel, or destroy an enemy attack before it can active its objective.