defender (plural defenders)
- Someone who defends people or property.
- (law) A lawyer who represents defendants.
- (Scotland, law) A defendant in a civil action.
- A fighter who repels an attack.
- (sports) One of the players whose primary task is to prevent the opposition from scoring.
someone who defends
- to defend
Conjugation of “defender”
|Active voice||Present||defende||ha defendite|
|Passive voice||Present||es defendite||ha essite defendite|
|Past||esseva defendite||habeva essite defendite|
|Future||essera defendite||habera essite defendite|
|Conditional||esserea defendite||haberea essite defendite|
- to defend (repel an attack)
- to defend (represent as a legal professional)
- (rhetoric) to defend
- to support (to back a cause, party etc.)
- (sports) to defend (to prevent the opponent from scoring)
- (sports, intransitive) to play in defense
- (higher education) to formally present a dissertation, thesis or project
For usage examples of this term, see Citations:defender.
Conjugation of the Portuguese -er verb defender
- Rule: e becomes ie in stressed syllables.
These forms are generated automatically and may not actually be used. Pronoun usage varies by region.