What is another word for defend?

471 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ d_ɪ_f_ˈɛ_n_d], [ dɪfˈɛnd], [ dɪfˈɛnd]

Synonyms for Defend:

apologize (verb) contend (verb) defend (verb) disprove (verb) protect (verb) respond (verb) Other synonyms:

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Rhymes for Defend:

  1. distend, unbend, descend, lend, friend, expend, impend, fend, intend, end, tend, mend, offend, transcend, depend, pretend, blend, spend, rend, contend, wend, misspend, suspend, extend, portend, send, bend, trend, penned;
  2. attend, append, ascend, amend, commend, befriend;
  3. comprehend, condescend, recommend, apprehend;
  4. overextend;

Quotes for Defend:

  1. Human dignity is independent of national borders. We must always defend the interests of the poor and the persecuted in other countries. Kjell Magne Bondevik.
  2. I mean to defend the rights of individuals in a liberal prospect. Emma Bonino.
  3. If we are attacked we can only defend ourselves with guns not with butter. Joseph Goebbels.

Idioms of Defend:

  1. defend against;
  2. defend sm or sth against sm or sth;
  3. defend sm with sth;
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