What is the opposite of defense?

23 antonyms found



[ d_ɪ_f_ˈɛ_n_s], [ dɪfˈɛns], [ dɪfˈɛns]

Antonyms for Defense:


Usage examples of Defense:

  1. " It was more horrible to think that my own father had been struck by a blow dealt in my defense "Then Marched the Brave", Harriet T. Comstock.
  2. I wanted to hear you speak in your own defense and you refuse to do it. "Cy Whittaker's Place", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  3. I didn't reckon on his going over; he stated he reserved his defense "Northwest!", Harold Bindloss.

Rhymes for Defense:

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

Quotes for Defense:

  1. It is impossible to have a public trial if you can't guarantee the safety of witnesses, judges or defense counsel. Richard Goldstone.
  2. Our foreign policy needs to support our energy, economic, defense and domestic policies. It all falls within the arch of national interest. There will be windows of opportunity, but they will open and close quickly. Chuck Hagel.
  3. Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense Patrick Henry.

Idioms of Defense:

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