Meaning of DEFENSE in English

n. Function: noun

1 means or method of defending FF1C; the skunk's powerful defense against attackers FF1E;

Synonyms: aegis, armament, armor, guard, protection, safeguard, security, shield, ward

Related Words: arms, munitions, weaponry, weapons; fastness, fort, fortress, stronghold

Contrasted Words: aggression, offense, offensive

Antonyms: attack


Synonyms: APOLOGY 1, apologetic, apologia, justification

Related Words: answer, rejoinder, reply, response, retort, return; exculpation, excuse, explanation, rationalization

Contrasted Words: censure, condemnation, criticism, decrial, reprehension, reprobation, reproof; assault, attack, onset, onslaught

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.