Definition of "defections" []

  • The act or an instance of defecting (noun)
  • Abandonment of duty, allegiance, principles, etc; backsliding (noun)
  • Plural form of defection. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "defections" in a sentence
  • "As the NRCC suppresses the truth in a vain attempt to elect more Republicans, they could be fueling more defections from the party."
  • "With two defections from the field on Wednesday, Barba's horse Make Music for Me made the 20-horse field for Saturday."
  • "Like Hillary, the defections from the Repubs and the Bush administration will become more frequent in the coming months."