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1 Translation result for defend in Spanish

verb

defend verb

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defended, has defended, is defending, defends
defender

Example sentences of
defend verb

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

Detailed synonyms for defend verb

1. Defend, protect, shield, guard, safeguard, secure significan mantener en seguridad contra el peligro o el ataque.
  • Defend denota el rechazar o repeler un ataque real o potencial <the large army needed to defend the country>.
    antonyms: combat, attack
  • Protect indica el empleo de algo como barrera contra la admisión o el impacto de lo que puede atacar, herir o destruir <protect their eyes with sunglasses>.
  • Shield connota la intervención de una barrera contra el peligro inminente o un ataque real <tried to shield her child from the real world>.
  • Guard indica proteger con vigilancia y fuerza contra un peligro esperado <all White House entrances are well guarded>.
  • Safeguard indica el tomar medidas de seguridad como precaución contra un peligro meramente potencial <individual rights must be safeguarded>.
  • Secure significa hacer algo seguro <secure the country's borders>.
2. See: Maintain

Reverse translation for defend

defender  - to defend, to protect 
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