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

Definitions for the word 'defend'


  1. DEFEND, argue or speak in defense of
  2. DEFEND, state or assert
  3. DEFEND, fight against or resist strongly
  4. DEFEND, be on the defensive; act against an attack
  5. DEFEND, protect against a challenge or attack
  6. DEFEND, protect or fight for as a champion
  7. DEFEND, be the defense counsel for someone in a trial
  8. DEFEND, 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)
  9. DEFEND, to fight or work hard in order to keep (something, such as a right, interest, cause, etc.) from being taken away
  10. DEFEND, to speak or write in support of (someone or something that is being challenged or criticized)

Synonyms for 'defend'

Antonyms for 'defend'

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

How to use the word 'defend' in a sentence

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

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