Is DEFENSE a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'defense'


  1. DEFENSE, the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury
  2. DEFENSE, protection from harm
  3. DEFENSE, (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
  4. DEFENSE, a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
  5. DEFENSE, a structure used to defend against attack
  6. DEFENSE, the justification for some act or belief
  7. DEFENSE, the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions
  8. DEFENSE, an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
  9. DEFENSE, the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
  10. DEFENSE, (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
  11. DEFENSE, the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
  12. DEFENSE, (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
  13. DEFENSE, the act of defending someone or something from attack
  14. DEFENSE, something that is used to protect yourself, your country, etc.
  15. DEFENSE, the act of speaking or writing in support of someone or something that is being attacked or criticized

Synonyms for 'defense'

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

How to use the word 'defense' in a sentence

  1. They put up a good defense, but the city ultimately fell to the invaders.
  2. They mounted a good defense.
  3. The city's defenses were not strong enough to keep out the invaders.

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