What does defying mean?

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Defying

    of Defy

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defying in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Chapman:

    The young always have the same problem- how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.

  2. Quentin Crisp:

    The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.

  3. Quentin Crisp:

    The young always have the same problem -- how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.

  4. United Nations:

    Russia has given Assad everything he could dream of, without Russia's seven vetoes in the Security Council, defying the views of other members of Security Council, Assad would now have faced sanctions and justice.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The key to every man is his thought. Sturdy and defying though he look, he has a helm which he obeys, which is the idea after which all his facts are classified. He can only be reformed by showing him a new idea which commands his own.

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