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

How to pronounce defending?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say defending in sign language?

  1. defending

Numerology

  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. Anthony Fauci:

    > Washington( CNN) Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Tuesday evening took some direct shots at Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of the President's coronavirus task force.Specifically, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick took issue with comments that Anthony Fauci had made earlier in the day during a Senate hearing, when Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick suggested that some states had reopened too fast and skipped some guidelines in the process.Texas was among the first states to begin reopening in early May but Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has recently reversed course after a spike in coronavirus cases.In defending Texas's reopening strategy, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick claimed that.

  2. President Nicolas Maduro:

    We believe in a multipolar and multicentric world, and from the U.N. Security Council we are going to fight for a new 21st-century world, with Chavez's Bolivarian vision, we are going to fulfill our task of defending the right to peace and sovereignty for the peoples of the world.

  3. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    Demonstrations are banned, talking is banned, criticizing the government is banned, even defending peace is considered terror propaganda, hundreds of opposition journalists are arrested, dozens of TV and radio channels are closed.

  4. Kyle Lowry:

    Weve won three games, its the first to four, we understand that theyre the defending champs and theyre not going to go out easy. Theyre going to come and fight and prepare to play the next game. Thats how were preparing ourselves. Weve got to prepare ourselves to play the next game. We havent done anything yet.

  5. Dan Helmer:

    I think our country is worth fighting for and defending and I hope to do it again.

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