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  • verbchallenge, frustrate
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Synonyms for defied

verb challenge, frustrate
  • confront
  • disregard
  • elude
  • flout
  • ignore
  • mock
  • oppose
  • provoke
  • resist
  • ridicule
  • spurn
  • thwart
  • violate
  • withstand
  • baffle
  • beard
  • brave
  • contemn
  • dare
  • defeat
  • deride
  • despise
  • face
  • foil
  • front
  • gibe
  • insult
  • repel
  • repulse
  • scorn
  • slight
  • stick
  • venture
  • fly in face of
  • hang tough
  • hurl defiance at
  • make my day
  • outdare
  • stick fast
  • take one on

Antonyms for defied

  • aid
  • assist
  • flatter
  • help
  • note
  • pay attention
  • praise
  • regard
  • respect
  • abet
  • admire
  • attract
  • commend
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • give up
  • hide
  • like
  • love
  • give in
  • obey
  • surrender
  • yield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to defied

face-off

verb. confront
  • argue
  • brave
  • challenge
  • confront
  • dare
  • defy
  • go one-on-one
  • go up against
  • take on
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.