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Detailed Translations for defend from English to Dutch


to defend verb (defends, defended, defending)

  1. to defend (resist; keep away; keep off; hold off; keep out)
    verdedigen; verweren; afweren; weren
    • verdedigen verb (verdedig, verdedigt, verdedigde, verdedigden, verdedigd)
    • verweren verb (verweer, verweert, verweerde, verweerden, verweerd)
    • afweren verb (weer af, weert af, weerde af, weerden af, afgeweerd)
    • weren verb (weer, weert, weerde, weerden, geweerd)

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:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
afweren defending
verdedigen defending
verweren defending; weathering
weren defending
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
afweren defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist field; foil; parry; ward off
verdedigen defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist guard; herd; protect; safeguard; shield; watch over
verweren defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist outvote; reject; vote down
weren defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist avert; field; foil; keep out; parry; prevent; 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. beschermen tegen een aanval

Cross Translation:
defend bepleiten; verdedigen; vorstaan verfechtenAuffassung, Meinung, Standpunkt und Anderes vehement vertreten; für etwas energisch eintreten
defend opkomen voor; verdedigen; verweren défendreprotéger une personne contre une attaque.