- v.防御; 保卫; 防守; 替…辩护; 辩解; 卫冕; 参加…以保住…
- 第三人称单数: defends;
- 过去式: defended;
- 过去分词: defended;
- 现在分词: defending;
He got the best advocate in town to defend him.
The cat fought fiercely to defend its young.
Men were detached to defend the pass.
They summoned men to defend their country.
We are determined to defend our motherland at all costs.
The accused man had a lawyer to defend him.
They tried to defend themselves against the enemy with all their might.
We must defend our motherland from the enemy.
This is my native land and I'll defend it with my life!
The accused has the right to defend himself.
The dyke was built to defend the road from being washed away by the sea.
As he had a weak case and could not defend himself , he had to resort to sophistry.
Because you are able to take up arms and defend your motherland, we are all proud of you.
He would certainly defend himself if anybody sets about him.
This is the weapon that he used to defend himself withal.
It's not high mountains and deep valleys that best serve to defend a country.
Now we stand on the moral high ground. We can defend ethically and morally everything we stand for.
The country should have the right to defend itself with all legal means at its command.
Those people who took up weapons to defend themselves are political prisoners.
I have sworn an oath to defend her.
How the country will defend itself in the future has become increasingly important.
The Turkish president has gone on television to defend stringent new security measures.
The government's first duty is to defend the currency by stamping on inflation.
Black communities spoke up to defend the rights of all people of color.
He used a sword to try to defend his shop from a rampaging mob.
America's priority is to help nations defend themselves.
Every man who could fight was now committed to defending the ridge.
They are ready to defend themselves against Uncle Sam's imperialist policies.
To argue otherwise is trying to defend the indefensible.
Tension has reached such a pitch that the armed forces say soldiers may have to use their weapons to defend themselves against local people.
However, Soren Andreasen, a social scientist at Dalberg Global Development Partners who supervised the writing of the report, defended it, saying that it was clear that the numbers were rough estimates.
Google defends its scanning in-copyright books by saying that the online display of in-copyright books is not for commercial use.
Apple argues that it is fighting to preserve a principle that most of us who are addicted to our smartphones can defend: Weaken a single iPhone so that its contents can be viewed by the American government and you risk weakening all iPhones for any govern
2017年12月六级真题（第三套）阅读 Section B
The researchers explained that the study demonstrated when we are in a novel environment the brain partly remains alert so that humans can defend themselves against any potential danger.
2017年6月六级真题（第三套）阅读 Section A收起真题例句
1. argue or speak in defense of;
"She supported the motion to strike"
2. be on the defensive; act against an attack
3. protect against a challenge or attack;
"Hold that position behind the trees!"
"Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks"
4. fight against or resist strongly;
"The senator said he would oppose the bill"
"Don't fight it!"
5. protect or fight for as a champion
6. be the defense counsel for someone in a trial;
"Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
7. state or assert;
"He maintained his innocence"
defend, protect, safeguard, guard, shield, shelter, harbour
反义词vt. & vi.防御;保护