Translation of "defend" - English-Spanish dictionary

defend

verb uk /dɪˈfend/

B1 to protect someone or something from being attacked, especially by fighting

defender
She tried to defend herself with a knife.

to support someone or something that is being criticized

defender
They are fighting to defend their rights.

(Translation of “defend” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

defend

verb /diˈfend/

to guard or protect against attack

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

(legal) to conduct the defence/defense of (a person) in a law court.

defender
defendant noun

(legal) a person accused or sued in a law court

demandado, acusado
The defendant pleaded ’not guilty’.
defender noun

a person who defends (someone or something)

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

protective or resisting attack

defensivo
a defensive attitude
defensive action.

(Translation of “defend” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)