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Defend meaning

defend - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. To prohibit; to forbid.
  2. 2. To ward or fend off; to drive back or away; to repel.
  3. 3. To repel danger or harm from; to protect; to secure against; attack; to maintain against force or argument; to uphold; to guard; as, to defend a town; to defend a cause; to defend character; to defend the absent; -- sometimes followed by from or against; as, to defend one's self from, or against, one's enemies.
  4. 4. To deny the right of the plaintiff in regard to ( the suit, or the wrong charged); to oppose or resist, as a claim at law; to contest, as a suit.
  5. 5. To guard; protect; maintain against attack; resist in law.

defend - examples of usage

  1. Yet they were sharp enough to make the pale one turn and defend himself. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  2. And Deenah, not missing a count, cried: " Come and defend!" - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  3. You'll get nothing out of this but the pleasure of torturing a girl who can't defend herself." - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
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