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Detailed Translations for defending from English to German


defending [the ~] noun

  1. the defending
    Abwehren; Verteidigen; Wehren

Translation Matrix for defending:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Abwehren defending
Verteidigen defending
Wehren defending

Synonyms for "defending":

Related Definitions for "defending":

  1. attempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring1


to defend verb (defends, defended, defending)

  1. to defend (resist; keep away; keep off; hold off; keep out)
    • verteidigen verb (verteidige, verteidigst, verteidigt, verteidigte, verteidigtet, verteidigt)

Conjugations for defend:

  1. defend
  2. defend
  3. defends
  4. defend
  5. defend
  6. defend
simple past
  1. defended
  2. defended
  3. defended
  4. defended
  5. defended
  6. defended
present perfect
  1. have defended
  2. have defended
  3. has defended
  4. have defended
  5. have defended
  6. have defended
past continuous
  1. was defending
  2. were defending
  3. was defending
  4. were defending
  5. were defending
  6. were defending
  1. shall defend
  2. will defend
  3. will defend
  4. shall defend
  5. will defend
  6. will defend
continuous present
  1. am defending
  2. are defending
  3. is defending
  4. are defending
  5. are defending
  6. are defending
  1. be defended
  2. be defended
  3. be defended
  4. be defended
  5. be defended
  6. be defended
  1. defend!
  2. let's defend!
  3. defended
  4. defending
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for defend:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
verteidigen defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist advocate; plead
- champion; fend for; fight; fight back; fight down; guard; hold; maintain; oppose; represent; support
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- protect; safeguard; uphold

Synonyms for "defend":

Antonyms for "defend":

Related Definitions for "defend":

  1. argue or speak in defense of1
  2. state or assert1
  3. fight against or resist strongly1
  4. be on the defensive; act against an attack1
  5. protect against a challenge or attack1
  6. protect or fight for as a champion1
  7. be the defense counsel for someone in a trial1
    • Ms. Smith will represent the defendant1

Wiktionary Translations for defend:

  1. ward off attacks from
  1. Auffassung, Meinung, Standpunkt und Anderes vehement vertreten; für etwas energisch eintreten
  2. einen Angriff abwehren
  3. (reflexiv) sich etwas/jemandem entgegensetzen; gegen etwas Widerstand leisten

Cross Translation:
defend verteidigen verdedigen — beschermen tegen een aanval
defend behaupten; beschützen; verteidigen; abwehren; in Schutz nehmen défendreprotéger une personne contre une attaque.