What does defending mean?

Definitions for defending
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. 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.

  2. Ronald Reagan:

    They don't worship at the altar of forced busing and mandatory quotas. They don't believe you can remedy past discrimination by mandating new discrimination. (Defending his nominees for Civil Rights Commission)

  3. Lori Chalupny:

    It's not just about defending, it's also about adding to the attack and being creative out there, it's not surprising, actually, it's kind of the way we play.

  4. Buddy Alexander:

    We're defending a dying sport.

  5. State Department spokesman Mark Toner:

    The United States continues to be a steadfast ally, friend, and partner to the ROK, the US-ROK alliance will continue to be a linchpin of regional stability and security, and we will continue to meet all our alliance commitments, especially with respect to defending against the threat from North Korea.

Images & Illustrations of defending

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