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Synonyms for defending

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defending(adj)

    attempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring

    Antonyms:
    offensive

How to pronounce defending?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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How to use defending in a sentence?

  1. Fort Trump:

    He would pay the United States, meaning Poland would be paying billions of dollars for a base, we're looking at that more and more from the standpoint of defending really wealthy countries.

  2. Ray Stallone:

    We look forward to further defending the journalistic integrity of' Real Sports'.

  3. Pari Ibrahim:

    We Yazidis need to have a security system so that we know this won’t happen again, i hope all the forces can work together and don’t quarrel, but minorities need to feel that they have some power in defending their own homes and the minorities are fully part of the defense forces.

  4. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    It's a little rich for someone who has made that declaration that somehow the president has not been sufficiently committed to defending the Everglades from the causes of climate change.

  5. Noam Chomsky:

    Suppose that humans happen to be so constructed that they desire the opportunity for freely undertaken productive work. Suppose that they want to be free from the meddling of technocrats and commissars, bankers and tycoons, mad bombers who engage in psychological tests of will with peasants defending their homes, behavioral scientists who can't tell a pigeon from a poet, or anyone else who tries to wish freedom and dignity out of existence or beat them into oblivion.


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