What does Defender mean?

Definitions for Defender
De·fend·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defender, guardian, protector, shieldernoun

    a person who cares for persons or property

  2. defender, withstandernoun

    a fighter who holds out against attack

Wiktionary

  1. defendernoun

    Someone who defends people or property.

  2. defendernoun

    A lawyer who represents defendants.

  3. defendernoun

    A fighter who repels an attack.

  4. defendernoun

    One of the players whose primary task is to prevent the opposition from scoring.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Defendernoun

    Etymology: defensor, Latin.

    You have the power still
    To banish your defenders, ’till at length
    Your ignorance deliver you,
    As most abated captives, to some nation
    That won you without blows. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

    Do’st thou not mourn our pow’r employ’d in vain,
    And the defenders of our city slain? Dryden.

    Undoubtedly there is no way so effectual to betray the truth, as to procure it a weak defender. Robert South, Sermons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defendernoun

    one who defends; one who maintains, supports, protects, or vindicates; a champion; an advocate; a vindicator

  2. Etymology: [Cf. Fender.]

Freebase

  1. Defender

    In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposition from attacking. There are four types of defender: centre-back, sweeper, full-back and wing-back. The centre-back and full-back positions are essential in most modern formations. The sweeper and wing-back roles are more specialised for certain formations.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. defender

    One who defends; one who maintains, supports, protects, etc.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Defender' in Nouns Frequency: #1973

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Defender in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Defender in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Defender in a Sentence

  1. The United:

    He is not anti-American, but he is very much a defender of The US.

  2. Joe Montemurro:

    Caitlin Foord at Arsenal said in a media session before Arsenals recent 2-1 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. European football, with the level its at, and the English league obviously making strides as well, I think that was very attractive to us. Arsenal manager Joe Montemurro, Joe Montemurro an Aussie, has added more Matildas in defender Steph Catley and goalkeeper Lydia Williams. Theyre obviously here because they want these challenges.

  3. Democratic Rep. Anthony Brown:

    With nearly 3 decades as an attorney, and experiences ranging from a young lieutenant in the United States Army to a three-term member of the United States Congress, I know that as Attorney General you can either be a champion for progress or a defender of the status quo, marylanders deserve a champion for progress. As Attorney General, I will be that champion and will never back down from a challenge.

  4. Fox News:

    Williams wrote about current and past racial tensions in America reflected through Walter Williams teenage years in a housing project in Northern Philadelphia. News of Walter Williams death promptedwords of grief from several prominent Republicans. Walter Williams was legendary, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, wrote. Walter Williams was brilliant, incisive, witty, and profound. I grew up reading Walter Williams, and Walter Williams was a ferocious defender of free markets and a powerful explainer of the virtues of Liberty.

  5. Van Turner:

    As an American, as a defender of the Constitution, it is their right to do so, to freely express their views, it's my right as an American to not support that, to not visit it.

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