Defence synonyms

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To attempt to stop (the opposition) from scoring.
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(military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
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(Dated, psychology) A defense mechanism involving a refusal to accept the truth of a phenomenon or prospect.
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In a litigation, a pleading or motion denying the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim. The term is archaic but is still used in a few jurisdictions, where such a denial would either be included in the answer or advanced in a motion to dismiss or preliminary objections.
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a structure used to defend against attack
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Something that provides evidence or support for a claim or argument:
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an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
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an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
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the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
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the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
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(sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
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Any self-protective physiological system or reaction of an organism
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(psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
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(psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
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(psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
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British standard spelling of offense.
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Find another word for defence. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for defence, like: defense, defensive measure, denial, demurrer, defensive structure, vindication, refutation, defense force, defence force, defense team and defense lawyers.