What is another word for defy?

512 synonyms found


[ d_ɪ_f_ˈaɪ], [ dɪfˈa͡ɪ], [ dɪfˈa‍ɪ]

Synonyms for Defy:

confront (verb) counteract (verb) defy (verb) disagree (verb) oppose (verb) Other synonyms:

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Rhymes for Defy:

  1. spy, buy, rye, ply, dye, ai, nigh, pie, pry, hi, sigh, vie, lxi, wy, shy, high, tie, bye, thai, sty, mei, guy, lie, die, sky, kwai, wry, bi, dry, pi, psi, tai, fly, fry, eye, cry, sly, aye, frye, bligh, thigh, spry, why, try, vi, by, ay;
  2. shanghai, nearby, brunei, goodbye, hi-fi, ally, bye-bye, untie, imply, apply, hereby, comply, awry, descry, supply, decry, belie, reply, retry, rely, good-bye, deny, standby;
  3. overfly, misapply;
  4. oversupply;

Quotes for Defy:

  1. How can you defy fear? Fear is a human instinct, just like hunger. Whether you like it or not, you become hungry. Similarly with fear. But I have learned to train myself to live with this fear. Shirin Ebadi.
  2. There are heads of royal families who control hereditary fortunes that defy comprehension. Paul Getty.
  3. Rosa Parks was a woman of strength, conviction, and morality. Her action on December 1, 1955, to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation's civil rights history. John Shimkus.