defender definition

  • noun:
    • an individual who defends people or property.
    • A lawyer whom presents defendants.
    • A fighter who repels an attack.
    • among players whose primary task will be stop the opposition from scoring.
    • person who defends; person who maintains, supports, safeguards, or vindicates; a champion; an advocate; a vindicator.
    • One who defends; a person who protects from damage; a champion.
    • One who maintains, supports, or vindicates by force or argument.
    • In Scots law, the defendant; the celebration against whom the conclusions of a procedure or activity are directed.
    • In Irish record, among an association of Roman Catholics arranged within the north of Ireland when you look at the eighteenth century to oppose the Protestants that has arranged as Peep-o'-day Boys or Orangemen.
    • a fighter just who holds out against assault
    • somebody who cares for people or property

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