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Definition of "defended" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of defend. (verb)

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Use "defended" in a sentence
  • "Sen. John McCain defended his state's controversial immigration law, arguing Monday on the Senate floor that Arizona needed to approve the tough new measure to ensure the safety of its citizens."
  • "Washington (CNN) - Sen. John McCain defended his state's controversial immigration law, arguing Monday on the Senate floor that Arizona needed to approve the tough new measure to ensure the safety of its citizens."
  • "If we want to be defended from the unspeakable cruelties of the terrorist by methods that are too ghastly to be permitted, we want the cover-up of those methods."