Übersetzung von “defend” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb transitive defend /dɪˈfɛnd/
to protect against harm or defeat

soldiers defending their positions
des soldats défendant leurs positions

to defend herself against an attacker
se défendre contre un agresseur

protesters defending their civil rights
des manifestants défendant leurs droits civils
to say sth that helps sb who is being criticized

The principal said I lied, but my teacher defended me.
Le chef d'établissement a dit que je mentais mais mon professeur m'a défendu.
to act as sb's lawyer

the lawyer who defended him
l'avocat qui le défendait
to compete in order to keep your status as the best in a sport

He will be defending his title tonight.
Il va défendre son titre ce soir.

(Übersetzung von “defend” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /diˈfend/

to guard or protect against attack

The soldiers defended the castle
I am prepared to defend my opinions.

to conduct the defence of (a person) in a law-court.

defendant noun

a person accused or sued in a law-court.

accusé, ée, défendeur, deresse
The defendant pleaded ’not guilty’.
defender noun

a person who defends (someone or something)

He’s one of the best defenders in the league
the defenders of the castle.
defensive /-siv/ adjective

protective or resisting attack

a defensive attitude
defensive action.

(Übersetzung von “defend” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)