defend

[v] - be the defense counsel for someone in a trial 2. [v] - protect against a challenge or attack 3. [v] - be on the defensive 4. [v] - argue or speak in defense of
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Defend

De·fend' (de*fĕnd') transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Defended ; present participle & verbal noun Defending .] [ French défendre , Latin defendere ; de- + fendere (only in comp.) to strik...
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defend

support 1 fend for verb argue or speak in defense of; `She supported the motion to strike`
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defend

verb be on the defensive; act against an attack
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defend

verb be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; `Ms. Smith will represent the defendant`
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Defend

• (v. t.) To deny the right of the plaintiff in regard to (the suit, or the wrong charged); to oppose or resist, as a claim at law; to contest, as a suit. • (v. t.) To repel danger or harm from; to protect; to secure against; attack; to maintain against force or argument; to uphold; to guard; as, to defend a town; to defend a cause; to de...
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Defend

This word is used in some old English statutes in the sense it has in French, namely, to forbid. In a 1527 work we find examples of the use of the word in this sense, 'He defended,' (forbade) 'to pay the wage,' (tribute,) 'for he said he was a king.' 'She wrote the obligation when she put her hand to the tree against the defence.' (prohibition of G...
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