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DEFY

'DEFY' is a 4 letter word starting with D and ending with Y

Crossword clues for 'DEFY'

ClueAnswer

Openly challenge (4)DEFY
Openly resist (4)
Resist openly (4)
Resist, as authority (4)
Thumb one's nose at (4)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DEFY

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

4 letter words

BALK - DARE - DASH - DEFI - DEFY - DISH - FACE - FOIL - GAGE - GIBE - MEET - MOCK - RISK - RUIN - SNAP - STEM - TURN

5 letter words

BAULK - BEARD - BLAST - BRAVE - BREAK - CROSS - ELUDE - FIGHT - FLOUT - FRONT - GLOVE - REBEL - REPEL - SCORN - SCOUT - SPIKE - SPOIL - STAND - STUMP - UPSET

6 letter words

ATTACK - BAFFLE - BANTER - BE A MAN - BEAR UP - BEGGAR - BREAST - CARTEL - COMBAT - DEFEAT - DERIDE - ENDURE - GAMBLE - HOLD UP - IGNORE - OPPOSE - REBUFF - RESIST - REVOLT - SCOTCH - THWART - WAR CRY

7 letter words

AFFRONT - BRING UP - CALL OUT - COUNTER - DESTROY - DISOBEY - DISRUPT - FACE OUT - FLUMMOX - GANTLET - HOLD OUT - NONPLUS - NOT HEED - NOT KEEP - NOT MIND - OUTDARE - OUTFACE - PERPLEX - PRESENT - PUT IT TO - REPULSE - SCOFF AT - STAND UP - TRAMPLE - VENTURE - VIOLATE

8 letter words

CONFOUND - CONFRONT - DEFIANCE - ENVISAGE - FACE WITH - GAUNTLET - INFRINGE - RIDICULE - SABOTAGE - TRESPASS - WAR WHOOP

9 letter words

BATTLE CRY - BRAZEN OUT - CHALLENGE - CHECKMATE - DISCOMFIT - DISREGARD - ENCOUNTER - FRUSTRATE - LAY BEFORE - LEVY WAR ON - MAKE WAR ON - NOT LISTEN - PRESENT TO - REBEL YELL - SET BEFORE - SHOW FIGHT - STAND UP TO - STARE DOWN - STONEWALL - TRAMPLE ON - WITHSTAND

10 letter words

CIRCUMVENT - CONTRAVENE - COUNTERACT - DECLARE WAR - DISCONCERT - DOUBLE DARE - DOUBLE-DARE - MAKE BOLD TO - NOT CONFORM - NOT OBSERVE - TRANSGRESS

11 letter words

BID DEFIANCE - BID TO COMBAT - BREAK THE LAW - BRING BEFORE - COUNTERMAND - COUNTERWORK - GO COUNTER TO - HAVE THE GUTS - PLACE BEFORE - SET AT NAUGHT - SET NAUGHT BY - TRAMPLE UPON

12 letter words

BRING FORWARD - CONFRONT WITH - DO VIOLENCE TO - GAGE OF BATTLE - HAVE THE NERVE - MEET SQUARELY

13 letter words

BEAR UP AGAINST - CARE NAUGHT FOR - SET AT DEFIANCE - STAND IN THE WAY

14 letter words

BE PROOF AGAINST - DISCOUNTENANCE - KNOCK THE CHOCKS - SCREAM DEFIANCE

15 letter words

OPEN HOSTILITIES

16 letter words

PAY NO ATTENTION TO - TRAMPLE UNDERFOOT

17 letter words

REFUSE TO COOPERATE

19 letter words

REFUSE TO ACKNOWLEDGE

Definition of defy

  • challenge; "I dare you!"
  • resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
  • elude, especially in a baffling way; "This behavior defies explanation"


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