Definition of defense | Unscramble defense


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • defense is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 11 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • defense is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 12 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of defense

  • the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions (noun)

    Examples

    1. in defense he said the other man started it

    Synonyms

    1. defence
    2. refutation

  • (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring (noun)

    Examples

    1. his teams are always good on defense

    Synonyms

    1. defence
    2. defending team

  • the defendant and his legal advisors collectively (noun)

    Examples

    1. the defense called for a mistrial

    Synonyms

    1. defence
    2. defense lawyers
    3. defense team

  • a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him (noun)

    Examples

    1. he gave evidence for the defense

    Synonyms

    1. defence
    2. demurrer
    3. denial

  • a structure used to defend against attack (noun)

    Examples

    1. the artillery battered down the defenses

    Synonyms

    1. defence
    2. defensive structure

  • the justification for some act or belief (noun)

    Examples

    1. he offered a persuasive defense of the theory

    Synonyms

    1. defence
    2. vindication

  • the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury (noun)

    Examples

    1. a good boxer needs a good defense
    2. defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem

    Synonyms

    1. defence

  • the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947 (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. defense department
    2. department of defense
    3. dod
    4. united states department of defense

  • an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack (noun)

    Examples

    1. he joined the defense against invasion

    Synonyms

    1. defence
    2. defence force
    3. defense force

  • (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies (noun)

    Examples

    1. they died in the defense of Stalingrad
    2. they were developed for the defense program

    Synonyms

    1. defence
    2. defensive measure

  • (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. defence
    2. defence mechanism
    3. defence reaction
    4. defense mechanism
    5. defense reaction

  • protection from harm (noun)

    Examples

    1. sanitation is the best defense against disease

    Synonyms

    1. defence

See definition of defense in Merriam Webster

We have unscrambled the word defense

7 letter words from defense 1 words

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6 letter words from defense 2 words

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5 letter words from defense 10 words

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4 letter words from defense 22 words

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3 letter words from defense 19 words

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2 letter words from defense 8 words

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