Defense

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Defense->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ defense
defense
protection
guard
ward
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ shielding
shielding
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ propugnation|
propugnation|
preservation
&c. 670
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ guardianship
guardianship
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ self-defense
self-defense
self-preservation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ resistance
resistance
&c. 719
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ safeguard
safeguard
&c.(safety) 664
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ balistraria
balistraria
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ screen
screen
&c.(shelter) 666
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ 4
=>(concealment)
???>530
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ fortification
fortification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ munition
munition
muniment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ bulwark
bulwark
fosse
moat
ditch
intrenchment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ kila
kila
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ dike
dike
dyke
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ parapet
parapet
sunk fence
embankment
mound
mole
bank
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ earth work
earth work
field-work
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ fence
fence
wall dead wall
contravallation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ paling
paling
&c.(inclosure) 232
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ palisade
palisade
haha
stockade
stoccado
laager
sangar
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ barrier
barrier
barricade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ boom
boom
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ portcullis
portcullis
chevaux de frise
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ abatis
abatis
abattis
abbatis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ vallum
vallum
circumvallation
battlement
rampart
scarp
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ escarp
escarp
counter-scarp
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ glacis
glacis
casemate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ vallation
vallation
vanfos
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ buttress
buttress
abutment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ shore
shore
&c.(support) 215
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ breastwork
breastwork
banquette
curtain
mantlet
bastion
redan
ravelin
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ vauntmure
vauntmure
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ advance work
advance work
horn work
outwork
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ barbacan
barbacan
barbican
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ redoubt
redoubt
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ fort-elage
fort-elage
fort-alice
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ lines
lines
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ loophole
loophole
machicolation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ sally port
sally port
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ hold
hold
stronghold
fastness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ asylum
asylum
&c.(refuge) 666
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ keep
keep
donjon
fortress
citadel
capitol
castle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ tower of strength
tower of strength
tower of strength
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ fort
fort
barracoon
pah
sconce
martello tower
peelhouse
blockhouse
rath
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ wooden walls
wooden walls
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ buffer
buffer
corner stone
fender
apron
mask
gauntlet
thimble
carapace
armor
shield
buckler
aegis
breastplate
backplate
cowcatcher
face guard
scutum
cuirass
habergeon
mail
coat of mail
brigandine
hauberk
lorication
helmet
helm
bassinet
salade
heaume
morion
murrion
armet
cabaset
vizor
casquetel
siege cap
headpiece
casque
pickelhaube
vambrace
shako
&c.(dress) 225
GRP: \\ N \\ 9
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ bearskin
bearskin
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ panoply
panoply
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ truncheon
truncheon
&c.(weapon) 727
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ garrison
garrison
picket
piquet
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ defender
defender
protector
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ guardian
guardian
&c.(safety) 664
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ bodyguard
bodyguard
champion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ knight-errant
knight-errant
Paladin
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ propugner
propugner
PARAG:Defense->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ defend
defend
forfend
fend
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ shield
shield
screen
shroud
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ engarrison
engarrison
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fend round
fend round
&c.(circumscribe) 229
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fence
fence
intrench
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ guard
guard
&c.(keep safe) 664
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ guard against
guard against
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take care of
take care of
&c.(vigilance) 459
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bear harmless
bear harmless
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fend off
fend off
keep off
ward off
beat off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hinder
hinder
&c. 706
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ parry
parry
repel
propugn
put to flight
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ give a warm reception to
give a warm reception to
=>(ironical)
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hold at bay
hold at bay
keep at bay
keep arm's length
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ stand on the defensive
stand on the defensive
act on the defensive
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ show fight
show fight
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ maintain one
maintain one
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ s ground
s ground
stand one's ground
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ stand by
stand by
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ hold one's own
hold one's own
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ bear the brunt
bear the brunt
stand the brunt
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fall back upon
fall back upon
hold
stand in the gap
PARAG:Defense->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ defending
defending
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ defensive
defensive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ mural|
mural|
=>!
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ armed
armed
armed at all points
armed cap-a-pie
armed to the teeth
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ panoplied
panoplied
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ironplated
ironplated
ironclad
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ loopholed
loopholed
castellated
machicolated
casemated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ defended
defended
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ proof against
proof against
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ ballproof|
ballproof|
=>!
bulletproof
PARAG:Defense->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ defensively
defensively
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the defense
on the defense
on the defensive
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in defense
in defense
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at bay
at bay
pro aris et focis
PARAG:Defense->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ no surrender
no surrender
=>!

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Defense — or defence (see ce/ se) may refer to: Tactics and strategy of defending against attack Defense (military) Defense (sports) Defender (association football) Defenceman (ice hockey) Biological defense (disambiguation) a Chess opening as created in… …   Wikipedia

  • defense — de ne faire quelque chose, Vetatio. Defense, ou menace, Interdictum. Defense qu on fait pour soy, Causae dictio. Defense contre les ennemis, Propugnatio, Tutamentum, Munimentum, Presidium, Defensio. Defense de soy, Tuitio sui. Defense contre… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • defense — DEFENSE. sub. f. Protection, soutien, appui qu on donne à quelqu un contre ses ennemis, à quelque chose contre ceux qui l attaquent. Prendre les armes pour la défense de son Pays, de la Religion. S armer pour la commune défense, pour sa propre… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Defense — De*fense , Defence De*fence , n. [F. d[ e]fense, OF. defense, fem., defens, masc., fr. L. defensa (cf. LL. defensum), from defendere. See {Defend}, and cf. {Fence}.] 1. The act of defending, or the state of being defended; protection, as from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • defense — Defense. s. f. Soustien, protection, appuy. Prendre les armes pour la defense de son pays, de la Religion. s armer pour la commune defense. la defense de sa cause. prendre la defense de l innocent. se mettre en defense, pour dire, Se mettre en… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • defense — c.1300, forbidding, prohibition, also action of guarding or protecting, from O.Fr. defense, from L. defensus, pp. of defendere ward off, protect (see DEFEND (Cf. defend)). But it also arrived (without the final e) from O.Fr. defens, from L.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • defense — [dē fens′, difens′; ] also, and for n.6 usually, [dē′fens΄] n. [ME < OFr < LL defensa < fem. of L defensus, pp. of defendere] 1. the act or power of defending, or guarding against attack, harm, or danger 2. the fact or state of being… …   English World dictionary

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