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Definitions of defend:

part of speech: verb transitive

To guard or protect from harm or violence; as, the navy defends our seacoast; maintain or uphold, as one's legal rights, by force of argument or evidence; contest, as a suit.

part of speech: verb

To maintain or vindicate by force or argument; to secure against attack; to shelter; to cover; to guard; to resist or repel.

part of speech: noun


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