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defend

werkwoord

1 defend

Argue or speak in defense of.

synoniemen: fend for, support.

Nederlands: behandelen, pleiten, verdedigen



2 defend

Be on the defensive; act against an attack.

3 defend

Protect against a challenge or attack.

synoniemen: guard, hold.

Roget 717: defend, forfend, fend; shield, screen, shroud; engarrison; fend round etc. (circumscribe) 229; fence, entrench, intrench; ... meer laten zien

4 defend

Fight against or resist strongly.

synoniemen: fight, fight back, fight down, oppose.

Nederlands: tegenhouden, bestrijden, bevechten, tegengaan

5 defend

Protect or fight for as a champion.

synoniem: champion.

6 defend

Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial:
— Ms. Smith will represent the defendant.

synoniem: represent.

7 defend

State or assert.

synoniem: maintain.


zelfstandig naamwoord

Roget 937: vindication, justification, warrant; exoneration, exculpation; acquittal etc. 970; whitewashing.    extenuation; palliation, palliative; softening, mitigation.    ... meer laten zien

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: account, advocate, air, allege in support, answer, argue, argue for, arm, armor, assert, avert, back, battle, bless, bulwark, champion, claim, cloak, compass about, conserve ... meer laten zien.

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