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Synonyms for defender
de·fend·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defender, guardian, protector, shieldernoun

    a person who cares for persons or property

    Synonyms:
    guardian, shielder, withstander, protector

  2. defender, withstandernoun

    a fighter who holds out against attack

    Synonyms:
    guardian, shielder, withstander, protector

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. defendernoun

    Synonyms:
    asserter, pleader

  2. defendernoun

    Synonyms:
    champion, vindicator, protector

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. defendernoun

    Synonyms:
    defendant, vindicator, advocate, champion, pleader, asserter, upholder, guardian

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How to use defender in a sentence?

  1. Rabbi Taylor:

    Two Vladimirs, two sides, fighting each other. One aggressor, one defender — sounds almost biblical.

  2. Judge Mindy Glazer:

    Ma’am, you were arrested for burglary with an assault or battery, strong armed robbery with an aggravated battery and child abuse. I will appoint the public defender’s office for you.

  3. William Gortney:

    And as the defender of North America, the United States officially, in the ballistic missile defense, I think the American people expect me to take the threat seriously.

  4. Mike Matheny:

    This guy's a great defender, he comes up throwing, it's very accurate and has a lot of velocity to it. He's just an all-around very good player.

  5. Bill Clinton:

    Dale Bumpers was a governor of profound historical importance, the most eloquent defender of our constitution in the Senate, a man who put his considerable gifts of wisdom, wit, and passion to work for the common good, the entire state mourns the loss of an Arkansas legend.


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