HyperDic: defending

English > 1 sense of the word defending:
ADJECTIVEalldefendingattempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring
defending > pronunciation
Soundsdihfeh'ndihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > defending: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningattempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring.
CategorygameA contest with rules to determine a winner
sport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
BroaderdefensiveIntended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack / attack / attack
Spanishdefensor

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