Another word for defend

Verb

defend, maintain - state or assert

Example:- He maintained his innocence

champion, defend - protect or fight for as a champion

defend, guard, hold - protect against a challenge or attack

Example:- Hold that position behind the trees!

defend, fight, fight back, fight down, oppose - fight against or resist strongly

Example:- The senator said he would oppose the bill

defend, represent - be the defense counsel for someone in a trial

Example:- Ms. Smith will represent the defendant

defend - be on the defensive; act against an attack

defend, fend for, support - argue or speak in defense of

Example:- She supported the motion to strike

Tweets containing the word defend

Source : WordNet