Definitions For Defend


  • Argue or speak in defense of
  • State or assert
  • Fight against or resist strongly
  • Be on the defensive; act against an attack
  • Protect against a challenge or attack
  • Protect or fight for as a champion
  • Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial
  • To fight in order to keep (someone or something) safe : to not allow a person or thing to hurt, damage, or destroy (someone or something)
  • To fight or work hard in order to keep (something, such as a right, interest, cause, etc.) from being taken away
  • To speak or write in support of (someone or something that is being challenged or criticized)

Is Defend a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Defend is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Defend in a Sentence

  • The company must defend its own interests.
  • We believed it was a cause worth defending.
  • She defended her friend's behavior.

Synonyms for Defend

Antonyms for Defend

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