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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: defend(0.01220 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to defend.
English → Indonesian (quick)
membela, mempertahankan, mengelon
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: argue or speak in defense of; “She supported the motion to
strike” [syn: support, fend for]
2: be on the defensive; act against an attack [ant: attack]
3: protect against a challenge or attack; “Hold that position
behind the trees!”; “Hold the bridge against the enemy's
attacks” [syn: guard, hold]
4: fight against or resist strongly; “The senator said he would
oppose the bill”; “Don't fight it!” [syn: fight, oppose,
fight back, fight down]
5: protect or fight for as a champion [syn: champion]
6: be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; “Ms. Smith
will represent the defendant” [syn: represent] [ant: prosecute]
7: state or assert; “He maintained his innocence” [syn: maintain]
English → English (gcide)
Defend \De*fend"\ (d[-e]*f[e^]nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Defended; p. pr. & vb. n. Defending.] [F. d['e]fendre, L.
defendere; de- + fendere (only in comp.) to strike; perh.
akin to Gr. qei`nein to strike, and E. dint. Cf. Dint,
1. To ward or fend off; to drive back or away; to repel. [A
Latinism & Obs.]
Th' other strove for to defend
The force of Vulcan with his might and main.
2. To prohibit; to forbid. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Which God defend that I should wring from him.
3. To repel danger or harm from; to protect; to secure
against attack; to maintain against force or argument; to
uphold; to guard; as, to defend a town; to defend a cause;
to defend character; to defend the absent; -- sometimes
followed by from or against; as, to defend one's self
from, or against, one's enemies.
The lord mayor craves aid . . . to defend the city.
God defend the right! --Shak.
A village near it was defended by the river.
4. (Law.) To deny the right of the plaintiff in regard to
(the suit, or the wrong charged); to oppose or resist, as
a claim at law; to contest, as a suit. --Burrill.
Syn: To Defend, Protect.
Usage: To defend is literally to ward off; to protect is to
cover so as to secure against approaching danger. We
defend those who are attacked; we protect those who
are liable to injury or invasion. A fortress is
defended by its guns, and protected by its wall.
As birds flying, so will the Lord of hosts
defend Jerusalem; defending also he will deliver
it. --Is. xxxi. 5.
Leave not the faithful side
That gave thee being, still shades thee and