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Definitions of defend:
  • verb:   be the defense counsel for someone in a trial
    Example: "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
  • verb:   argue or speak in defense of
  • verb:   be on the defensive; act against an attack
  • verb:   protect against a challenge or attack
  • verb:   state or assert
  • verb:   protect or fight for as a champion
  • verb:   fight against or resist strongly

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