defend

Part of speech: verb

To protect; maintan; justify; vindicate; make defense.

Part of speech: adjective

Defendable.

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Usage examples "defend":

  1. It would have been an easy task, as she had nobody to defend her. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. Some one shouted out to him: " How much have they paid you to defend them?" - "Salammbo", Gustave Flaubert.
  3. Now he disappointed Angela by making no attempt to defend himself. - "The Port of Adventure", Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson.