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Definition of Defend

Defend

  1. To ward or fend off; to drive back or away; to repel.
  2. To prohibit; to forbid.
  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. 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.

Defend Quotations

We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
Winston Churchill

We are witnessing a great awakening. Millions of Texans, millions of Americans are rising up to reclaim our country, to defend liberty and to restore the Constitution.
Ted Cruz

In 1939, Germany established gun control. From 1939 to 1945, six million Jews and seven million others unable to defend themselves were exterminated.
Joe Wurzelbacher

Be able to defend your arguments in a rational way. Otherwise, all you have is an opinion.
Marilyn vos Savant

I believe we should work to end all racism in American society and staunchly defend the inherent rights of every person.
Rand Paul
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Defend Translations

defend in Afrikaans is verdedig
defend in Danish is forsvare
defend in Dutch is opkomen voor, verweren, verdedigen
defend in German is verteidigen, verteidige, verteidigen
defend in Latin is assero, patrocinor, munio, contego
defend in Norwegian is forsvare
defend in Portuguese is defenda
defend in Spanish is defender
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