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Detailed Translations for defending from English to French


defending [the ~] noun

  1. the defending
    la résistance; la défense

Translation Matrix for defending:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
défense defending argument; ban; counter-plea; cover; defence; defense; interdiction; objection; patronage; plea; plea bargain; prohibition; protection; resistance; shelter; suppression; tusk
résistance defending counter-pressure; defence; defense; endurance; hindrance; illegal act; illegality; objection; obstruction; opposition; rebellion; resilience; resistance; resistency; revolt; riot; sabotage; stamina; unlawfulness

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)
    se défendre; rejeter; écarter; repousser; se débattre; défendre; résister; parer; résister à
    • rejeter verb (rejette, rejettes, rejetons, rejetez, )
    • écarter verb (écarte, écartes, écartons, écartez, )
    • repousser verb (repousse, repousses, repoussons, repoussez, )
    • défendre verb (défends, défend, défendons, défendez, )
    • résister verb (résiste, résistes, résistons, résistez, )
    • parer verb (pare, pares, parons, parez, )

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
défendre defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist back; be of the opinion; field; foil; guard; herd; parry; protect; safeguard; shield; support; take the view; ward off; watch over
parer defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist beautify; deck out; decorate; doll up; dress; dress o.s. up; dress up; embellish; field; fit out; fit up; foil; furnish; garnish; get dressed; make up; parry; put on make-up; trim; ward off
rejeter defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist abstain; balk at; decline; disown; fob off with; ignore; not follow up; outvote; pass the buck; push off; refuse; refuse flatly; reject; render thanks; renounce; return; say thank you to; scorn; shift onto; sprout from; spurn; thank; throw back; turn down; vote down
repousser defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist abstain; alienate; avert; debar; decline; denounce; deter; disapprove; disclaim; disown; evacuate; except; except from; exclude; fend off; fob off with; force back; frighten away; frighten off; keep off; keep out; lay off; move; move over; not follow up; object to; outvote; parry; postpone; preclude; prevent; push; push away; push off; push up; put off; refuse; reject; remove; renounce; repudiate; rule out; scare off; scorn; shove away; shut out; spurn; turn down; vote down
résister defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist continue; drag on; hold on; keep on; keep up; persevere; persist; resist; withstand
résister à defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist confine; dam; embank; encapsulate; enclose; envelope; limit; match for; resist; restrict; withstand
se débattre defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist fight against; kick off; struggle; wear out
se défendre defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist
écarter defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist avert; break open; crack; discard; divert; evacuate; fend off; field; foil; ignore; keep off; lay off; parry; remove; stretch; stretch gesture; tear open; turn away; ward off
- 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
Cross Translation:
defend défendre verdedigen — beschermen tegen een aanval
defend défendre; préconiser; professer verfechtenAuffassung, Meinung, Standpunkt und Anderes vehement vertreten; für etwas energisch eintreten
defend défendre verteidigen — einen Angriff abwehren
defend défendre wehren — (reflexiv) sich etwas/jemandem entgegensetzen; gegen etwas Widerstand leisten