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DEFENSE

'DEFENSE' is a 7 letter word starting with D and ending with E
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Crossword clues for 'DEFENSE'

ClueAnswer
Chant at a basketball game (7)DEFENSE
Department created during the Truman administration (7)DEFENSE
One side in football (7)DEFENSE

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DEFENSE

3 letter words

BAR - DAM - EYE - JAM - LEE

4 letter words

ARMS - BANK - BOOM - DIKE - FORT - GATE - MOAT - MOLE - PLEA - WALL - WARD - WEIR - WORK

5 letter words

AEGIS - ARMOR - COVER - DITCH - FENCE - GROIN - GUARD - JETTY - LEVEE - MOUND - REPLY - SET TO - SET-TO - SHADE

6 letter words

ANSWER - BICKER - BUFFER - DENIAL - EXCUSE - HASSLE - HUBBUB - LOG JAM - LOGJAM - REFUGE - RETORT - RETURN - SAFETY - SHADOW - SHIELD

7 letter words

APOLOGY - ARCH DAM - BARRAGE - BARRIER - BULWARK - DEFENSE - DISPUTE - FLYTING - MILLDAM - PARAPET - POLEMIC - RAMPART - RHUBARB - RIPOSTE - SEA WALL - SEAWALL - SHELTER - WEAPONS

8 letter words

AIR COVER - APOLOGIA - ARGUMENT - ARMAMENT - BACKFIRE - BACKSTOP - BULKHEAD - COMEBACK - DEMURRER - FASTNESS - FORTRESS - PAPER WAR - PLEADING - POLEMICS - REBUTTAL - REBUTTER - RESPONSE - SECURITY - WEAPONRY

9 letter words

BEAVER DAM - BICKERING - BRICK WALL - CASUISTRY - COFFERDAM - EARTHWORK - EXCEPTION - LOGOMACHY - MUNITIONS - OBJECTION - PLEADINGS - REJOINDER - ROADBLOCK - SAFEGUARD - STONE WALL - WICKET DAM - WRANGLING

10 letter words

APOLOGETIC - BREAKWATER - BREASTWORK - CONTENTION - EMBANKMENT - GRAVITY DAM - LITIGATION - PORTCULLIS - PROTECTION - REFUTATION - RESISTANCE - SHUTTER DAM - STRONGHOLD - WAR OF WORDS

11 letter words

APOLOGETICS - BEAR-TRAP DAM - CONFUTATION - CONTROVERSY - COUNTERBLOW - COUNTERFIRE - COUNTERSTEP - DISPUTATION - EXCULPATION - EXPLANATION - IRON CURTAIN - LEAPING WEIR - REPLICATION - ROCK-FILL DAM - SAFEKEEPING - SELF-DEFENCE - SELF-DEFENSE - SURREBUTTAL - SURREBUTTER - WATCHFUL EYE

12 letter words

COUNTERBLAST - COUNTERCLAIM - COUNTERREPLY - PRESERVATION - SURREJOINDER

13 letter words

ARGUMENTATION - BAMBOO CURTAIN - COUNTERATTACK - COUNTERCHARGE - COUNTERSTROKE - JUSTIFICATION - PASSAGE OF ARMS

14 letter words

COUNTERMEASURE - SELF-PROTECTION

15 letter words

RATIONALIZATION - SPECIAL DEMURRER - SPECIAL PLEADING

16 letter words

COUNTERSTATEMENT - DEFENSE MECHANISM - HYDRAULIC-FILL DAM - SELF-PRESERVATION - VERBAL ENGAGEMENT

17 letter words

COUNTERACCUSATION - COUNTERINSURGENCY - COUNTERREVOLUTION - PROTECTIVE CUSTODY

18 letter words

CONTRAREMONSTRANCE - STATEMENT OF DEFENSE

Definition of defense

  • the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury; "a good boxer needs a good defense"; "defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem"
  • protection from harm; "sanitation is the best defense against disease"
  • (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program"
  • a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense"
  • the justification for some act or belief; "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"
  • an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; "he joined the defense against invasion"
  • the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; "the defense called for a mistrial"
  • (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; "his teams are always good on defense"



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