What does defending mean?

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de·fend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defendingadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defending

    of Defend

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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. John McCain:

    If we're going to have a lower (defense) number than the president of the United States is proposing, we have no credibility on saying that we are committed to defending this nation -- not when every service chief, every witness before our committee says it will devastate ... our ability to defend the nation, you can't do that and claim that you care about national defense.

  2. Marc Hearron:

    Even if the defendants won every single case, the burden of having to defend themselves, of having attorneys spending their time, having to go around in rural courts all over Texas -- 258 counties -- defending themselves, that alone threatens to stop the provision of abortion access across the state.

  3. King Abdullah:

    The brave pilot gave his life defending his faith, country and nation and joined other Jordanian martyrs who gave their lives for Jordan.

  4. Nathan Weber:

    At the same time, after that is done, I do want to get some more time doing what I signed up and I’m a part of the military for, which is going over and defending the country.

  5. Samiullah Afridi:

    I have been receiving threats from various organizations, and because of those threats I even went to Dubai some time back, some organizations do not want us to continue defending this case ... Not only is my life in danger, my family is also in danger. I have therefore decided to quit this case.

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    • A. rumpus
    • B. scarper
    • C. cleave
    • D. abduct

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