What does defending mean?

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de·fend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defending(adj)

    attempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defending

    of Defend

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  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defending in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of defending in a Sentence

  1. Elliot Abrams:

    I think what’s really tragic here is the complete lack of leadership by President Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who is defending these payments. I think Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has an opportunity to explain this to the Palestinian people and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has instead dug Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas heels and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's defending the system.

  2. Samy Mohamed Hamzeh:

    We are Muslims, defending Muslim religion, we are on our own ....

  3. James Nicoll:

    The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.

  4. Fredric Wehrey:

    It did stir a lot of ambivalence and even outright criticism from people who say, 'Well you know, ISIS is bad but at least ISIS is standing up to the Shiites and the Iranian menace,' now this war on the Houthis is a godsend to them because they are able to stir up this new Saudi nationalism, this pan-Sunni fervor, and it's to show they are defending the Sunnis... for domestic benefit.

  5. Fort Trump:

    He would pay the United States, meaning Poland would be paying billions of dollars for a base, we're looking at that more and more from the standpoint of defending really wealthy countries.

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