Undefended



verb (used with object)
1.
to ward off attack from; guard against assault or injury (usually followed by from or against):
The sentry defended the gate against sudden attack.
2.
to maintain by argument, evidence, etc.; uphold:
She defended her claim successfully.
3.
to contest (a legal charge, claim, etc.).
4.
Law. to serve as attorney for (a defendant):
He has defended some of the most notorious criminals.
5.
to support (an argument, theory, etc.) in the face of criticism; prove the validity of (a dissertation, thesis, or the like) by answering arguments and questions put by a committee of specialists.
6.
to attempt to retain (a championship title, position, etc.), as in a competition against a challenger.
verb (used without object)
7.
Law. to enter or make a defense.
adjective
1.
not having people to provide resistance against danger, attack, or harm
verb
1.
to protect (a person, place, etc) from harm or danger; ward off an attack on
2.
(transitive) to support in the face of criticism, esp by argument or evidence
3.
to represent (a defendant) in court in a civil or criminal action
4.
(sport) to guard or protect (oneself, one’s goal, etc) against attack
5.
(transitive) to protect (a championship or title) against a challenge

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