[ UK /dɪfˈɛndɐ/ ]
[ US /dɪˈfɛndɝ/ ]
  1. a person who cares for persons or property
  2. a fighter who holds out against attack
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How To Use defender In A Sentence

  • Church of Constantinople was still strong, as is shown by the great work of S. Theodore of the S.udium, famous as a hymn-writer, a liturgiologist, and a defender of the faith. The Church and the Barbarians Being an Outline of the History of the Church from A.D. 461 to A.D. 1003
  • Oklahoma had an extra blocker ‘chip’ Wright and then move on to another defender more often than they double-teamed him outright.
  • He is a solid on the ball defender, which makes up for his unorthodox offensive game.
  • Upon these, and along the walls, which in most castles were topped by a parapet and a kind of embrasure called crennels, the defenders of the castle were stationed during a siege, and from thence discharged arrows, darts, stones, and every kind of annoyance they could procure, upon their enemies. Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)
  • The modern historian sees greater variety than the thesis's defenders wished to concede.
  • Unlike the Celtic centre-back, the Ibrox defender was allowed to swither over an offer from Dundee United.
  • Carpenter scrambled out of the pocket, pulled up at the line of scrimmage and shoveled the ball to Thompson, who outleaped two defenders under the goal post. USATODAY.com
  • The only defender with a legitimate excuse is CB Ryan McNeil, who is playing with a soft cast on his fractured forearm.
  • If the defender is in front or alongside the shooter, the ball is very exposed for a block.
  • Clive Tyldesley growls randomly as Davids skips past a defender.
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