Definition of Defense. Meaning of Defense. Synonyms of Defense

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Definition of Defense

Defense
Defense De*fense", v. t. To furnish with defenses; to fortify. [Obs.] [Written also defence.] Better manned and more strongly defensed. --Hales.

Meaning of Defense from wikipedia

- Defense or defence may refer to: Defense (military), forces primarily intended for warfare Civil defense, the organizing of civilians to deal with enemy...
- The Secretary of Defense (SecDef) is the leader and chief executive officer of the United States Department of Defense, the executive department of the...
- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF; Hebrew: צְבָא הַהֲגָנָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל Tsva ha-Hagana le-Yisra'el, lit. "The Army of Defense for Israel"; Arabic: جيش الدفاع...
- The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government charged with coordinating and supervising all...
- Self-defense (self-defence in some varieties of English) is a countermeasure that involves defending the health and well-being of oneself from harm. The...
- and criminal prosecutions under the common law, a defendant may raise a defense (or defence) in an attempt to avoid criminal or civil liability. Besides...
- The Luzhin Defense is the third novel written by Vladimir Nabokov during his emigration to Berlin, published in 1930. The novel appeared first under Nabokov's...
- The insanity defense, also known as the mental disorder defense, is an affirmative defense by excuse in a criminal case, arguing that the defendant is...
- Earth Defense Force, known in ****an as Chikyû Bōeigun (****anese: 地球防衛軍, lit. Earth Defense Forces), is a series of third-person shooter video games. The...
- "Twinkie defense" is a derisive label for an improbable legal defense. It is not a recognized legal defense in jurisprudence, but a catchall term coined...
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