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Definitions of defense

  1.   military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; " they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; " they were developed for the defense program"
  2.   The act or state of guarding or being guarded; protection; a plea or answer in court to a charge or a suit. Also, defence.
  3.   the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions; " his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive"; " in defense he said the other man started it"
  4.   Alt. of Defence
  5.   the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; " the defense called for a mistrial"
  6.   The act of defending; anything that defends; a plea in justification; excuse; apology.
  7.   the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the UnitedStates; created in 1947
  8.   an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; " he joined the defense against invasion"
  9.   a structure used for defense; " the artillery battered down the defenses"
  10.   ( sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; " his teams are always good on defense"
  11.   Defenseless.
  12.   ( psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
  13.   protection from harm; " sanitation is the best defense against disease"
  14.   the justification for some act or belief; " he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"
  15.   a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; " he gave evidence for the defense"
  16.   To furnish with defenses; to fortify.

Quotes of defense

  1. The nation's obligation to her defenders is as old as that defense itself. – Steve Buyer
  2. I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination against any minority by amending the Constitution. – Ben Nighthorse Campbell
  3. Connecticut's first responders and defense workers work every day to help us achieve these goals. – Christopher Dodd
  4. It's pitching, hitting and defense that wins. Any two can win. All three make you unbeatable. – Joe Garagiola
  5. Eighty percent of the problems that beset unification immediately disappeared when the President signed the bill increasing the authority and the responsibility of the Secretary of Defense – Louis A. Johnson
  6. Adequate defense has been the catchword of every militarist for centuries. – Frank B. Kellogg
  7. They scored 26 points in three quarters. That's solid defense – Bill Laimbeer
  8. We've been playing ugly. Without all of our bodies, we've been kicking it all over the shop, but fortunately we've been able to make the big buckets and rely on our defense for once. – Steve Nash
  9. That is not to say that we can relax our readiness to defend ourselves. Our armament must be adequate to the needs, but our faith is not primarily in these machines of defense but in ourselves. – Chester W. Nimitz
  10. One of the reasons I continue to speak out is that the solutions to the counterterrorism problem involve other parts of the national security community- especially other elements of the Department of Defense State, FBI, Homeland Security and the staff. – John Poindexter
  11. As far as missile defense is concerned, a very thorough consultation process is underway. – Gerhard Schroder
  12. It is essential that all Americans take the time to honor and remember those individuals who gave their lives in defense of our liberty. – Charles Schumer
  13. Defense is superior to opulence. – Adam Smith
  14. New Yorkers should know that no one in the Administration, at the Department of Defense or at the Selective Service System is advocating the reinstatement of the mandatory draft in any form. – Jim Walsh
  15. It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it. – George Washington

Usage examples for defense

  1. “ I am at their mercy, and am without defense – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  2. It could not pass the defense of my will. ” – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  3. The brief for the defense – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  4. “ I still think that a young man ought to have a knowledge of the manly art of self- defense and if I could acquire such a knowledge without getting into a fight about it I would surely learn how to defend myself. ” – Remarks by Bill Nye
  5. That little note of involuntary defense was a dangerous thing for Tembarom. ” – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  6. His story would, as he says, have been a great deal worse than no defense at all. ” – The Woman in Black by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  7. He sees that he has no defense – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  8. “ That's the whole trouble with reform- no one is willing to improve himself and let his neighbor alone; for all you know, Sarah, you drive Jack Welles fishing in self- defense – Rainbow Hill by Josephine Lawrence
  9. But all these preparations for defense or attack proved unnecessary. ” – Jacqueline, Complete by (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  10. The British had been put to flight and had gone to the defense of New England and New York. ” – The Quaker Colonies A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware, Volume 8 in The Chronicles Of America Series by Sydney G. Fisher
  11. “ A plan of attack, not of defense was now the prime necessity. ” – Beginnings of the American People by Carl Lotus Becker
  12. Nay, would you not rather strengthen your citadel by every means in your power, and remain within the walls for its defense – Pulpit and Press by Mary Baker Eddy
  13. “ A defense of Milton, published in 1740, brought on the controversy with Gottsched. ” – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas
  14. How can they ever take a town that has such advantages for defense and protection as this? ” – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  15. He knew I was lying, but he had no suspicion why I lied and he could hardly argue in her defense with me, a stranger. ” – The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck
  16. It is urged in defense of the movement that sugar has been sold at an actual loss by both the wholesale and retail trade for a very long time. ” – Monopolies and the People by Charles Whiting Baker
  17. Whether Hector Hall was riding down on him in defense of his friend, or whether he was trying to drive Reid from the shelter of his fallen horse, Mackenzie did not know, but from that moment Hall was his business, no matter where he stood. ” – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  18. What was there in the present moment to amuse him, save her own intention to come immediately to Donald's defense – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  19. Under these circumstances I have felt compelled to leave the defense of our property in the hands of the Government. ” – A Man of Mark by Anthony Hope
  20. “ Boys, he called back, our defense rests mainly upon you. ” – Our Pilots in the Air by Captain William B. Perry

Idioms for defense