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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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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. Peter Strzok:

    Let me be clear, unequivocally and under oath: not once in my 26 years of defending my nation did my personal opinions impact any official action I took.

  2. Carlos Ghosn:

    I will attend my trial not only because I am legally obligated to do so, but because I am eager to finally have the opportunity to defend myself, i am not guilty of the charges against me and I look forward to defending my reputation in the courtroom.

  3. Ilhan Omar:

    It is as if every time we say something that is supposed to be about foreign policy or engagement or the efficacy of ending oppression or the freeing of every human life and wanting dignity, we get labeled by something that end the discussion, because we end up defending that and no one gets to have the proper debate about what is happening in Palestine.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    Our condolences and prayers go out to the family and friends of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, who was killed this morning in the line of duty. We are also praying for the full recovery of his partner, who was also attacked, this is a stark reminder of the ongoing threat that an unsecure border poses to the safety of our communities and those charged with defending them. We are grateful for the courage and sacrifice of our border agents who have dedicated their lives to keeping us safe, the statement read. I remain fully committed to working with the Border Patrol to provide them with all the resources they need to safeguard our nation.

  5. Anthony Scaramucci:

    I almost got divorced through this whole fiasco, thank God my wife and I were able to put the marriage back together. I don't know why George Conway is hitting George Conway that hard. The President waited four months before The President responded. And, you know, Kellyanne Conway seems to be defending The President, so I want to stay out of that one because I don't like getting involved in people's relationships, particularly after the fiasco that I went through.

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