Example sentences for: defend

How can you use “defend” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The questions range from asking whether Clinton took an oath to defend the Constitution, to whether he ever gave Lewinsky cigars.

  • Critics say that his failure to defend himself by firing his weapon has humiliated Israel.

  • I intended no sarcasm in crediting him with sensibly refusing to defend what was clearly a shoddy and indefensible piece of work.

  • One is the small but exquisite Torre de Belém, a romantic medieval fortress (particularly when floodlit by night) erected in 1515 to defend the entry to Lisbon and one of the finest examples of Manueline architecture (see page 25).

  • The admaker would no doubt defend this on the basis that the AARP wants a bipartisan solution; Dole says he does; ergo ...

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