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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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defendernoun

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

    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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  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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The greatest rank for a man is not FD, Defender of the Faith; but it is SD, Scientia Defensor: Defender of the Science!

  2. Ron Wyden:

    You want to have it both ways, you want to try to portray yourself as a defender of the Constitution and then you water it down with the specifics.

  3. Mike Matheny:

    This guy's a great defender, he comes up throwing, it's very accurate and has a lot of velocity to it. He's just an all-around very good player.

  4. Correctional Facility inmate Dixon:

    The court had to assign me a public defender and the public defender had in his possession the confession, the videotaped confession of Lamar Scott, the eight eyewitnesses' statements, and one of the victims that survived, critically wounded victim, [ who ] told them from his hospital bed that I didn't shoot him, none of these witnesses made it to court. My attorney did not call one single witness. He didn't even give an opening statement to the jury. And all of this evidence existed before trial started.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    Name one person who's been a bigger defender of the Iranian people to fight back against their oppressor.

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