Copy page URL Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook
Get it on Google Play
Meaning of word defend from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

defend   verb

Meaning : Argue or speak in defense of.

Example : She supported the motion to strike.

Synonyms : fend for, support

निर्दोष होने का प्रमाण देना।

गुनाहग़ार को सफाई देनी होगी।
सफ़ाई देना, सफाई देना

Meaning : Be on the defensive. Act against an attack.

Launch an attack or assault on. Begin hostilities or start warfare with.

Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II.
Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week.
assail, attack

Meaning : Protect against a challenge or attack.

Example : Hold that position behind the trees!.
Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks.

Synonyms : guard, hold

Meaning : Fight against or resist strongly.

Example : The senator said he would oppose the bill.
Don't fight it!.

Synonyms : fight, fight back, fight down, oppose

Meaning : Protect or fight for as a champion.

Synonyms : champion

Meaning : Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial.

Example : Ms. Smith will represent the defendant.

Synonyms : represent

Bring a criminal action against (in a trial).

The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson.

Meaning : State or assert.

Example : He maintained his innocence.

Synonyms : maintain