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DEFEND

'DEFEND' is a 6 letter word starting and ending with D

Crossword clues for 'DEFEND'

ClueAnswer

Guard against attack (6)DEFEND
Play goalie (6)
Guard or protect (6)
Block, as in cricket (6)
Protect from harm (6)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DEFEND

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word defend will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

AIR - ARM - WAR

4 letter words

AVER - AVOW - BACK - FEND - KEEP - MASK - SAVE - TEND - VENT - WARD

5 letter words

ARGUE - ARMOR - AVERT - BLESS - BLOCK - CLAIM - CLOAK - COVER - FENCE - FIGHT - FLANK - GUARD - HAVEN - PARRY - REBUT - REPLY - SPEAK - STAND - STICK - UTTER - VOICE

6 letter words

ANSWER - ASSERT - BATTLE - CONVOY - DEFEND - ENSURE - EXCUSE - HARBOR - INSURE - NESTLE - OPPOSE - PATENT - PATROL - POLICE - REFUTE - RESIST - SCREEN - SECURE - SHIELD - SHROUD - UPHOLD

7 letter words

ACCOUNT - BULWARK - CHERISH - CONTEND - COUNTER - CUSHION - ESPOUSE - EXPLAIN - EXPRESS - FEND OFF - FORTIFY - HARBOUR - JUSTIFY - PREVENT - PROTECT - RESPOND - REVENGE - RIPOSTE - SHELTER - STAND BY - SUPPORT - SUSTAIN - WARD OFF - WARRANT

8 letter words

ADVOCATE - ARGUE FOR - CHAMPION - CONSERVE - FIGHT FOR - KEEP SAFE - MAINTAIN - MAKE SAFE - PLEAD FOR - PRESERVE - REGISTER - SPEAK FOR

9 letter words

APOLOGISE - APOLOGIZE - COPYRIGHT - GUARANTEE - MAKE A PLEA - SAFEGUARD - VINDICATE - WATCH OVER - WITHSTAND

10 letter words

CONTEND FOR - SPEAK UP FOR - STAND UP FOR - STICK UP FOR - UNDERWRITE

11 letter words

RATIONALIZE

12 letter words

COMPASS ABOUT - GUARD AGAINST - KEEP FROM HARM - SAY IN DEFENSE

14 letter words

RIDE SHOTGUN FOR - URGE REASONS FOR

15 letter words

ALLEGE IN SUPPORT

Definition of defend

  • argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
  • be on the defensive; act against an attack
  • protect against a challenge or attack; "Hold that position behind the trees!"; "Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks"
  • be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"

Anagrams of defend

FENDED


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