Definitions For Defending

adjective

  • Attempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring

verb

  • 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 Defending 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

Scrabble
15
Words with Friends
18

The word Defending is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Defending in a Sentence

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

Antonyms for Defending

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