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IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) of defends

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. With phonetic transcriptions, dictionarie tell you about the pronunciation of words, because the spelling of an English word does not tell you how you should pronounce it. Below is the phonetic transcription of defends:
/dɪfɛndz/

Derived Form of defends

noun
root word: defend
verb
root word: defend
third person: defends
past: defended
past participle: defended
present participle: defending
Verb: defend
1
argue or speak in defense of
  1. She supported the motion to strike
Synonymsdefend, support, fend for,
Hyponymsapologize, stand up, uphold,
Hypernymsargue,
Type ofargues, reasons,
Typesapologises, apologizes, excuses, justifies, rationalises, rationalizes, stands up, sticks up, upholds,
See alsodefence, defender,
2
be on the defensive; act against an attack
Synonymsdefend,
Antonymsattack,
Hyponymsbulwark, check, protect, ward off,
Hypernymsprevent,
Entailmentscontend,
Type ofkeeps, prevents,
Typesarrests, bulwarks, checks, contains, holds back, protects, stops, turns back, wards off,
See alsodefence,
3
protect against a challenge or attack
  1. Hold that position behind the trees!
  2. Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks
Synonymsdefend, guard, hold,
Hypernymsprotect,
Type ofprotects,
See alsodefence, defender,
4
fight against or resist strongly
  1. The senator said he would oppose the bill
  2. Don't fight it!
Synonymsfight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend,
Hyponymsrecalcitrate, repel, resist,
Hypernymscontend,
Type offights, struggles,
Typesdrives back, fends, fights off, holds out, rebuffs, recalcitrates, repels, repulses, resists, stands, stands firm, withstands,
5
protect or fight for as a champion
Synonymschampion, defend,
Hypernymsback,
Type ofbacks, endorses, indorses, plumps for, plunks for, supports,
See alsodefender,
6
be the defense counsel for someone in a trial
  1. Ms. Smith will represent the defendant
Synonymsdefend, represent,
Antonymsprosecute,
See alsodefence, defendant,
7
state or assert
  1. He maintained his innocence
Synonymsmaintain, defend,
Hyponymsvindicate,
Hypernymsaffirm,
Type ofaffirms,
Typesvindicates,

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