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synonyms for de-fend

  • advocate
  • condone
  • confirm
  • countenance
  • defend
  • explain
  • favor
  • maintain
  • rationalize
  • support
  • sustain
  • uphold
  • validate
  • vindicate
  • warrant
  • absolve
  • acquit
  • alibi
  • approve
  • assert
  • brief
  • claim
  • clear
  • contend
  • crawl
  • establish
  • exculpate
  • excuse
  • exonerate
  • legalize
  • palliate
  • pardon
  • plead
  • rebut
  • square
  • verify
  • answer for
  • apologize for
  • argue for
  • be answerable for
  • bear out
  • cop a plea
  • do justice to
  • make allowances
  • make good
  • show cause
  • speak in favor
  • stand up for

antonyms for de-fend

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  • attack
  • condemn
  • contradict
  • deny
  • desert
  • disapprove
  • neglect
  • oppose
  • refuse
  • reject
  • veto
  • accuse
  • blame
  • charge
  • convict
  • damn
  • disagree
  • disprove
  • incriminate
  • invalidate
  • punish
  • sentence
  • neglect
  • abandon
  • deprive
  • disregard
  • endanger
  • forget
  • ignore
  • mismanage
  • starve
  • disperse
  • give
  • give up
  • deny
  • disallow
  • refuse
  • reject
  • abandon
  • break
  • desert
  • disapprove
  • disavow
  • disclaim
  • discourage
  • give up
  • hurt
  • ignore
  • invalidate
  • leave
  • question
  • retract
  • surrender
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