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Pronunciation:

[d_ɪ_f_ˈɛ_n_s], [dɪfˈɛns], [dɪfˈɛns]
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Synonyms for Defense:

counter-evidence (noun) defense (noun) plea (noun) response (noun) Other synonyms and related words:

Rhymes for Defense:

  1. hence, thence, sense, dense, fence, tense, whence;
  2. commence, expense, pretense, dispense, incense, offense, condense, immense, defence, intense, suspense;
  3. commonsense;
  4. misrepresents;

Quotes for Defense:

  1. There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor. Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
  2. If a war be undertaken... before the resources of peace have been tried and proved vain to secure it, that war has no defense it is a national crime. Charles Eliot Norton.
  3. For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense James T. Walsh.

Idioms of Defense:

  1. spring to sm's defense
  2. best defense is a good offense;

Adjectives for Defense:

  • recent ineffective,
  • effective manned,
  • typical passive,
  • unusual and unpopular,
  • useful and essentially automatic,
  • high-priced and highly ethical,
  • ruthlessly effective,
  • newest and most secret,
  • sophisticated and deadly automatic,
  • vital, nonviolent,
  • likely best,
  • prewar canal,
  • fully opera\-tional,
  • last-ditch incendiary,
  • bahamian national,
  • vast but static,
  • sloppy and too slow,
  • better active,
  • own, active,
  • active and civil,
  • secret last-ditch,
  • primary outer,
  • fierce and almost suicidal,
  • own, transparent,
  • own, flimsy,
  • throughmagical,
  • powerfully compact,
  • space-based anti-missile,
  • own heavy-duty,
  • unbelievably weak,
  • halfhearted and feeble,
  • lean national,
  • savage, successful,
  • brilliant and origi­nal,
  • apparent or plausible,
  • bold but ultimately disastrous,
  • new high-class,
  • fierce japanese,
  • stubborn and unexpected,
  • chief and instinctive,
  • cursedly unreliable,
  • own systemwide,
  • petty and dishonorable,
  • instantaneous and ferocious,
  • signal asteroid,
  • fierce but inadequate,
  • arc-royal arc-royal,
  • few pdls—personal,
  • rocklike, passive,
  • able and staunch,
  • narrow and grudging,
  • environmental legal,
  • resoundingly successful,
  • protective, national,
  • eloquent and masterful,
  • emotionally generous,
  • physical military,
  • sonal,
  • vietnamese coastal,
  • fewer high-cost,
  • alert public,
  • truly worthless,
  • in-depth scientific,
  • essentially automatic,
  • workable strategic,
  • several coastal,
  • admiral, planetary,
  • actual, rational,
  • squat, silver-haired,
  • medical and civil,
  • top-notch former,
  • spiritual,
  • obscure but prestigious,
  • specialized and arcane,
  • tactical and civil,
  • larger all-out,
  • devious, criminal,
  • unassailable legal,
  • nal and external,
  • joint anti-missile,
  • ancient, atmospheric,
  • honorable and effective,
  • unconscious and futile,
  • planetary ballistic,
  • possible overt,
  • nasty three-stage,
  • separate automatic,
  • former evangelical,
  • hot-shot planetary,
  • biological planetary,
  • inert orbital,
  • unique and ingenious,
  • pdls—personal,
  • nationwide civil,
  • ``nontraditional,
  • constitutional, biological,
  • full-scale strategic,
  • foolishly inadequate,
  • completely plausible,
  • psycholog\-ical,
  • best emotional,
  • efficient and well-equipped,
  • additional automatic,
  • formal oral,
  • new japanese-american,
  • narrow, longish,
  • big planetary,
  • primary planetary,
  • nearest civil,
  • nonexistent planetary,
  • projectional,
  • statistically perfect,
  • promising and profitable,
  • possibly successful,
  • keen and ingenious,
  • strange and effective,
  • experimental solar,
  • opera\-tional,
  • nasty and vicious,
  • so-called planetary,
  • entire portal,
  • radical jewish,
  • poorly manned,
  • renowned criminal,
  • deadly automatic,
  • mmunal,
  • possible effective,
  • primary psychological,
  • deadly effective,
  • brief and unsuccessful,
  • iminal,
  • manifest national,
  • best and meanest,
  • more orbital,
  • soviet civil,
  • illegal secret,
  • new and decent,
  • several martial,
  • pathetic last,
  • best, last,
  • solid planetary,
  • minimal magical,
  • past planetary,
  • desperate, futile,
  • personal legal,
  • several coastal,
  • large planetary,
  • gallant but futile,
  • last metal,
  • best primary,
  • primitive psychological,
  • valiant and successful,
  • oldest and easiest,
  • complete british,
  • last, hopeless,
  • strongest magical,
  • overwhelmingly important,
  • new mutual,
  • little planetary,
  • cool and wary,
  • primary strategic,
  • legitimate legal,
  • successful legal,
  • small and desperate,
  • top criminal,
  • swift, automatic,
  • terrific german,
  • origi­nal,
  • ultimately disastrous,
  • natural emotional,
  • stubborn and bloody,
  • extremely obscure,
  • ancient civil,
  • virtually impenetrable,
  • ancient planetary,
  • many coastal,
  • overly zealous,
  • better personal,
  • savage and dangerous,
  • few planetary,
  • primary physical,
  • slow dull,
  • last, futile,
  • stubborn british,
  • legal,
  • highly ethical,
  • successful criminal,
  • seemingly weak,
  • so-called legal,
  • best and most comprehensive,
  • natural, instinctive,
  • normal planetary,
  • particular chemical,
  • exceedingly expensive,
  • more hysterical,
  • basic mental,
  • black, shadowy,
  • least impressive,
  • notorious criminal,
  • desperate last,
  • small planetary,
  • formidable natural,
  • high-cost,
  • more impenetrable,
  • own verbal,
  • small but effective,
  • major planetary,
  • theoretically perfect,
  • last frenzied,
  • canadian and british,
  • almost suicidal,
  • mental,
  • perfect military,
  • half-way decent,
  • local planetary,
  • more stalwart,
  • sudden, desperate,
  • major national,
  • stop-gap,
  • own civil,
  • multi-million-dollar,
  • silent, secret,
  • best physical,
  • many colonial,
  • dangerous new,
  • own pitiful,
  • good legal,
  • scattershot,
  • japanese-american,
  • three-stage,
  • purely legal,
  • collegial,
  • bottom-line,
  • national,
  • simple and effective,
  • antisubmarine,
  • second-tier,
  • entire lower,
  • best all-round,
  • totally alien,
  • great underground,
  • equally simple,
  • ill-prepared,
  • undiplomatic,
  • own quick,
  • more courageous,
  • last-second,
  • major new,
  • royal naval,
  • more volatile,
  • warmhearted,
  • first-level,
  • pin-point,
  • own desperate,
  • more resolute,
  • almost simultaneous,
  • autistic,
  • bomb-proof,
  • active and passive,
  • unready,
  • cagey,
  • nonviolent,
  • rocklike,
  • ten-day,
  • fairly common,
  • neophyte,
  • top-flight,
  • more independent,
  • highly sophisticated,
  • well-connected,
  • military and civil,
  • thin-lipped,
  • unfortunately adequate,
  • solid and unified,
  • low-level secret,
  • complex immunological,
  • longstanding fanatical,
  • much but positional,
  • valiant, useless,
  • strongest and most crafty,
  • perfect, unyielding,
  • adequate fourth-dimensional,
  • irrelevant but natural,
  • able and voluble,
  • protracted and gallant,
  • bold and unanswerable,
  • desperate and spirited,
  • far impregnable,
  • tangled barbed-wire,
  • amazingly eloquent,
  • biblical and patriarchal,
  • pathetic, inadequate,
  • universally sure,
  • patriotic and desperate,
  • classic constitutional,
  • calm and unanswerable,
  • sure quick,
  • high-intensity territorial,
  • safest and most fitting,
  • singular and senseless,
  • sole and pitiful,
  • feeble and inglorious,
  • aim-mutual,
  • natural outer,
  • whole multimillion-dollar,
  • sole viable,
  • mobile, flexible,
  • ill-understood neurological,
  • economical planetary,
  • enormous tax-supported,
  • impenetrable emotional,
  • british planetary,
  • eloquent, impassioned,
  • brand-new planetary,
  • makeshift rear,
  • key coastal,
  • best immunological,
  • equally impassioned,
  • vain but heroic,
  • heroic and brilliant,
  • sole or single-handed,
  • eloquent and adroit,
  • furious but fruitless,
  • recent energetic,
  • extremely forceful,
  • similar stubborn,
  • resolute and vigilant,
  • twenty-year mutual,
  • extremely able and ingenious,
  • more dialectical,
  • desperate but finally unsuccessful,
  • best orbital,
  • former high-level,
  • rigid linear,
  • typical planetary,
  • tough, relentless,
  • experimental antimissile,
  • proper systemwide,
  • imaginative and effective,
  • distant planetary,
  • utterly inept,
  • mobile planetary,
  • wondrously intricate,
  • strong and protective,
  • hot and indignant,
  • gallant and persistent,
  • finally unsuccessful,
  • timid and half-hearted,
  • artificial and imaginary,
  • natural and formidable,
  • final oral,
  • nationally renowned,
  • active, strong,
  • desperate and brave,
  • always candid,
  • powerful but clumsy,
  • labor-based,
  • aggressive national,
  • latest civil,
  • best planetary,
  • major outer,
  • own trite,
  • sovereign such,
  • brave and ready,
  • brave but fruitless,
  • same tenacious,
  • splendid technical,
  • fearless and outspoken,
  • down conventional,
  • natural and safe,
  • bold and risky,
  • effective planetary,
  • chief eastern,
  • particularly civil,
  • ultimate national,
  • natural constitutional,
  • equally lengthy,
  • stronger national,
  • historical and constitutional,
  • desperate and heroic,
  • less uncompromising,
  • simple, solid,
  • old primary,
  • main planetary,
  • loud and emphatic,
  • apparently straightforward,
  • eloquent and successful,
  • heroic and successful,
  • last extreme,
  • mere successful,
  • eloquent and convincing,
  • efficient naval,
  • better national,
  • desperate and successful,
  • old psychological,
  • good theoretical,
  • haughty, arrogant,
  • rather eager,
  • less traditional,
  • strategic nuclear,
  • effective local,
  • vigorous and effective,
  • proper national,
  • brilliant public,
  • own strategic,
  • nearly impregnable,
  • effective naval,
  • strict personal,
  • powerful national,
  • quick and effective,
  • ardent and generous,
  • own effective,
  • remarkably powerful,
  • relatively moderate,
  • whole colossal,
  • serious national,
  • entire soviet,
  • adequate military,
  • quick and certain,
  • gallant and successful,
  • last legal,
  • long and memorable,
  • effective public,
  • own nuclear,
  • tax-supported,
  • effective national,
  • supposedly impregnable,
  • just mere,
  • equally desperate,
  • rather lame,
  • primitive animal,
  • last futile,
  • enormous military,
  • long and obstinate,
  • principal french,
  • addi\-tional,
  • common mental,
  • effective military,
  • strong and clear,
  • own naval,
  • imperial naval,
  • visible and audible,
  • able and eloquent,
  • such puerile,
  • high-paid,
  • last strong,
  • tolerably comfortable,
  • less strong,
  • extremely able,
  • brave and skilful,
  • huge underground,
  • absolute and complete,
  • entire national,
  • final desperate,
  • less competent,
  • merely passive,
  • good serviceable,
  • old theological,
  • german official,
  • entire german,
  • more sure,
  • own blind,
  • wholly inadequate,
  • superfast,
  • extremely poor,
  • extra-legal,
  • more coherent,
  • hemispheric,
  • more ferocious,
  • own feeble,
  • whole national,
  • sudden unexpected,
  • hot-shot,
  • brave and gallant,
  • otherwise perfect,
  • utterly useless,
  • nonlethal,
  • fourth-dimensional,
  • more necessary,
  • merely formal,
  • less formidable,
  • last public,
  • halfway decent,
  • entire human,
  • sure-fire,
  • other primitive,
  • white-collar,
  • purely formal,
  • hard-hitting,
  • french national,
  • step-by-step,
  • famous german,
  • more explicit,
  • multimillion-dollar,
  • other available,
  • almost unparalleled,
  • british military,
  • anti-aircraft,
  • port-side,
  • computer-controlled,
  • staunchest,
  • more strenuous,
  • unneeded,
  • more heroic,
  • worth-while,
  • top secret,
  • absolutely necessary,
  • near-perfect,
  • more secret,
  • all-day,
  • almost total,
  • bulletproof,
  • autonomic,
  • such desperate,
  • best modern,
  • more considerable,
  • still stronger,
  • outer and inner,
  • naval and military,
  • more energetic,
  • ground-based,
  • such natural,
  • more desperate,
  • unplanned,
  • groggy,
  • number-one,
  • unconvincing,
  • flagging,
  • religious and political,
  • long-delayed,
  • hard-pressed,
  • rumanian,
  • fractal,
  • semantic,
  • supplemental national,
  • jokingly boastful,
  • naval radiological,
  • halfhearted and inexpert,
  • tall orbital,
  • brief and sincere,
  • simple, one-man,
  • final, close-in,
  • full-dress crustal,
  • electronic and active,
  • moral, emotional or social,
  • ardent and convincing,
  • commercial and mutual,
  • flimsy and inadequate,
  • rudimentary civil,
  • damned mutual,
  • sole outer,
  • emotional or social,
  • nearer aerial,
  • irresistible, convulsive,
  • savage and despairing,
  • effective antimissile,
  • second affirmative,
  • vigorous vocal,
  • mobile local,
  • imperial orbital,
  • sure and absolute,
  • magnificent and desperate,
  • fiery and indomitable,
  • own antimissile,
  • utterly professional,
  • common grecian,
  • remarkable official,
  • neat and expensive,
  • silent, eloquent,
  • able and unanswerable,
  • brilliant and spirited,
  • successful individual,
  • quick inner,
  • next-to-final,
  • steady, systematic,
  • former planetary,
  • specific local,
  • entire mobile,
  • merely necessary,
  • brave and admirable,
  • electri\-cal,
  • nearby planetary,
  • larger local,
  • rather shrewd,
  • last inner,
  • bold and aggressive,
  • efficient national,
  • full internal,
  • usual hot,
  • rather slim,
  • recent successful,
  • biological and chemical,
  • insignificant human,
  • vigorous and aggressive,
  • mutually contradictory,
  • purely passive,
  • so-called national,
  • excellent military,
  • noble and patriotic,
  • such puny,
  • own delightful,
  • systemwide,
  • few specific,
  • various different,
  • classified,
  • more persuasive,
  • last, desperate,
  • maximum possible,
  • upper-level,
  • barbed-wire,
  • almost impenetrable,
  • in-depth,
  • inexpert,
  • single-handed,
  • more traditional,
  • good, solid,
  • point-blank,
  • inviolate,
  • shallower,
  • acrimonious,
  • insuperable,
  • own best,
  • more successful,
  • invulnerable,
  • iraqi,
  • tighter,
  • unbreakable,
  • ultimate pacifistic,
  • surprisingly eloquent,
  • inadequate and erratic,
  • surprising and formidable,
  • full-scale psychic,
  • steadfast federal,
  • nearby, separate,
  • special, secretive,
  • meta-biological,
  • northern orbital,
  • unexpectedly fierce,
  • informal mutual,
  • priciest criminal,
  • desperate and apparently hopeless,
  • ingenious, effective,
  • stubborn, hopeless,
  • luminous and powerful,
  • excellent federal,
  • heavy exterior,
  • human planetary,
  • natural and efficient,
  • formal german,
  • still valid,
  • soviet strategic,
  • business-as-usual,
  • potent magical,
  • brave and successful,
  • good basic,
  • japanese imperial,
  • local civil,
  • truly effective,
  • famous and successful,
  • same official,
  • full legal,
  • own legal,
  • more far-reaching,
  • pacifistic,
  • almost impregnable,
  • more gallant,
  • apparently hopeless,
  • good moral,
  • casuistical,
  • knee-jerk,
  • good natural,
  • rather simple,
  • more aggressive,
  • new national,
  • immune,
  • more potent,
  • more vigorous,
  • acoustic,
  • more efficient,
  • trite,
  • frontal,
  • best momentary,
  • impregnable magical,
  • solid and well-positioned,
  • flexible, nodal,
  • major passive,
  • inadequate civilian,
  • overall continental,
  • common nuclear,
  • limited antimissile,
  • strongest and most flexible,
  • adequate, stable,
  • entire close-in,
  • all-inclusive national,
  • well-equipped active,
  • sounder collective,
  • positive and promising,
  • remote underwater,
  • adequate civilian,
  • completely impenetrable,
  • effective common,
  • wonderfully safe,
  • effective passive,
  • heroic and historic,
  • strong and well-balanced,
  • present planetary,
  • urgent national,
  • desperate but unsuccessful,
  • serious civil,
  • strenuous intellectual,
  • well-positioned,
  • own continental,
  • federal civil,
  • barely adequate,
  • such sensitive,
  • direct military,
  • less elegant,
  • ham-handed,
  • nodal,
  • nonstandard,
  • ever ready,
  • loyalist,
  • sonal,
  • halfhearted,
  • forthright,
  • neurological,
  • selfless,
  • well-balanced,
  • supplemental,
  • short-range,
  • inept,
  • unqualified,
  • full-scale,
  • aim mutual,
  • all-out, final,
  • whole electronic,
  • full arcane,
  • orbital military,
  • probably hopeless,
  • feeble and inadequate,
  • such lyrical,
  • }al,
  • equally vigorous,
  • rather sophisticated,
  • immunological,
  • anti-missile,
  • highly secret,
  • five-dimensional,
  • strong military,
  • more ready,
  • doctoral,
  • strongest possible,
  • last desperate,
  • pure and simple,
  • bilateral,
  • almost perfect,
  • unflinching,
  • half-hearted,
  • risky,
  • high-powered,
  • outspoken,
  • magnanimous,
  • staid but certain,
  • ruthless last-ditch,
  • two-tier active,
  • ceaseless strident,
  • probably last-ditch,
  • israeli strategic,
  • excellent all-purpose,
  • vaunted galactic,
  • incandescently furious,
  • independent planetary,
  • maritime and military,
  • ordinary terrestrial,
  • best criminal,
  • equally savage,
  • own exclusive,
  • well-rehearsed,
  • highly efficient,
  • more certain,
  • impassible,
  • deep-space,
  • ingrained,
  • strident,
  • manned,
  • one-man,
  • immovable,
  • walled,
  • lucrative,
  • easiest,
  • belligerent,
  • respectable and unsuccessful,
  • insidiously effective,
  • capable european,
  • cooperative european,
  • strong planetary,
  • equally mild,
  • own planetary,
  • entire planetary,
  • new european,
  • hard-line,
  • preemptive,
  • own national,
  • feasible,
  • all-purpose,
  • voluble,
  • sonic,
  • skillful and resolute,
  • national and global,
  • appropriate magical,
  • available mental,
  • crustal,
  • rear-guard,
  • less complete,
  • preventive,
  • all-round,
  • ineffective,
  • own small,
  • high-tech,
  • unspoken,
  • far-reaching,
  • few prominent,
  • more adequate,
  • irreducible,
  • juridical,
  • top-secret,
  • good strong,
  • concerted,
  • tenacious,
  • incandescent,
  • oral,
  • sicilian,
  • atmospheric,
  • honorable and gallant,
  • little effective,
  • stratospheric,
  • affirmative,
  • unreliable,
  • asteroid,
  • straightforward,
  • royal bahamian,
  • finnish,
  • lyrical,
  • unfailing,
  • stationary,
  • multilayered,
  • unified,
  • viable,
  • effectual,
  • fruitless,
  • iraqi coastal,
  • invincible aerial,
  • unanswerable,
  • juicy,
  • courageous,
  • little natural,
  • israeli,
  • safest,
  • ineffectual,
  • arcane,
  • static,
  • chivalrous,
  • protracted,
  • systematic,
  • exterior,
  • zambian national,
  • adequate national,
  • impassioned,
  • skillful,
  • stubborn and faithful,
  • best possible,
  • vehement,
  • tactical,
  • lame,
  • all-out,
  • credible,
  • unsuccessful,
  • potent,
  • territorial,
  • zealous,
  • ethiopian national,
  • strong national,
  • positional,
  • righteous,
  • puny,
  • various civil,
  • coherent,
  • plausible,
  • mobile,
  • memorable,
  • swiss,
  • hasty,
  • space-based,
  • informal,
  • reliable,
  • provisional national,
  • unarmed,
  • global,
  • collective,
  • logical,
  • surest,
  • maritime,
  • energetic,
  • pitiful,
  • joint,
  • meager,
  • sophisticated,
  • antimissile,
  • aggressive,
  • psychological,
  • colonial,
  • furious,
  • long-term,
  • resolute,
  • passionate,
  • obstinate,
  • overall,
  • essential,
  • staunch,
  • impenetrable,
  • civilian,
  • continental,
  • legitimate,
  • efficient,
  • impregnable,
  • token,
  • nuclear,
  • partial,
  • valid,
  • inadequate,
  • interim,
  • valiant,
  • hopeless,
  • more effective,
  • formal,
  • futile,
  • coastal,
  • african national,
  • able,
  • ultimate,
  • strongest,
  • secondary,
  • weak,
  • mock,
  • internal,
  • criminal,
  • eloquent,
  • stout,
  • immediate,
  • easy,
  • formidable,
  • instinctive,
  • inner,
  • orbital,
  • naval,
  • quick,
  • sure,
  • sufficient,
  • sole,
  • feeble,
  • primary,
  • aerial,
  • legal,
  • close-in,
  • last-ditch,
  • spirited,
  • magical,
  • outer,
  • passive,
  • active,
  • vigorous,
  • brave,
  • strategic,
  • automatic,
  • stubborn,
  • possible,
  • personal,
  • adequate,
  • final,
  • gallant,
  • military,
  • natural,
  • local,
  • heroic,
  • perfect,
  • public,
  • desperate,
  • civil,
  • strong,
  • successful,
  • effective,
  • mutual,
  • planetary,
  • common,
  • best,
  • national.
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