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defend

1. verb MIL, COMP, BIOL protect from attack2. verb preserve3. verb argue in support of 4. verb SPOR preventing opponent from scoring5. verb SPOR, POL compete to retain6. verb LAW act on behalf of sb in court 7. verb LAW argue in court against a charge8. verb ED argue for opinion etc 1 verb MIL, COMP, BIOL protect from attack
TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m uthey defended themselves chosain siad iad féin
INTRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m u
this will defend against viruses tabharfaidh sé seo cosaint ar víris, is cosaint é seo i gcoinne víreas
2 verb preserve TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m uto defend human rights cearta daonna a chosaint
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb argue in support of TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m uto defend a position seasamh a chosainthe defended himself against the allegations chosain sé é féin in éadan na líomhaintí 4 verb SPOR preventing opponent from scoring
INTRANSITIVEbheith ag cosaintthey defended brilliantly rinne siad fíorchosaint, bhí siad fíormhaith ag cosaint
TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m uto defend the goal an cúl a chosaint
5 verb SPOR, POL compete to retain TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m ushe's defending her seat against other candidates tá sí ag cosaint a suíocháin in aghaidh iarrthóirí eilewe've defended the title tá greim coinnithe againn ar an gcraobh 6 verb LAW act on behalf of sb in court TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m uto defend a case cás a chosaint 7 verb LAW argue in court against a charge INTRANSITIVEwe'll defend against those charges déanfaimid cosaint in aghaidh na gcúiseamh sin, cuirfimid in aghaidh na gcúiseamh sin 8 verb ED argue for opinion etc TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m uto defend a thesis tráchtas a chosaint

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