defender, guardian, protector, shielder(noun)
a person who cares for persons or property
a fighter who holds out against attack
Someone who defends people or property.
A lawyer who represents defendants.
A fighter who repels an attack.
One of the players whose primary task is to prevent the opposition from scoring.
one who defends; one who maintains, supports, protects, or vindicates; a champion; an advocate; a vindicator
Etymology: [Cf. Fender.]
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.
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One who defends; one who maintains, supports, protects, etc.
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Rank popularity for the word 'defender' in Nouns Frequency: #1973
The numerical value of defender in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of defender in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
I think that's why the President's response was so muted. This is from an attorney general who from the day he arrived in office has behaved as the President's defender, who thinks that his role is to defend the President of the United States, not to represent the people.
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.
He is a guy that gets after the quarterback, plays the run well. He is a great player. It is tough, anytime you lose a guy to injury, to suspension or to anything of that nature, it is something that you have to try and fill that spot. ... It is tough when you lose your best defender.
The problem comes when you look at a dichotomy between being an Australian or an American and being a Muslim. We don’t see a dichotomy, we see that, in fact, the American-Muslim community is the prime defender of the U.S. Constitution. We see no conflict between Islamic beliefs and practices and living as a productive, contributing citizen whether it’s in Australia or America.
Donald Trump has made it very clear he is not going to allow hypocrisy on the women's issue, he is not going to let Hillary make the case that he is against women and she is this defender of women's rights.
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- защитник, бранителBulgarian
- defensorCatalan, Valencian
- obhájce, obránceCzech
- forsvarer, forsvarDanish
- puolustaja, puolustusasianajajaFinnish
- מגנה, מגןHebrew
- ディフェンダー, 擁護者, 防衛者Japanese
- verdedigster, verdediger, advocaat voor de verdedigingDutch
- beque, zagueiro, defensorPortuguese
- apărător, fundașRomanian
- защитник, защитницаRussian
- branitelj, odvjetnik, braniteljica, branič, advokat, bek, odvjetnicaSerbo-Croatian
- obranca, obhajcaSlovak
- försvarare, backSwedish
- người bào chữaVietnamese
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