Example sentences for: defended

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

  • As they approached the island, the small British population created a number of ruses to convince the Spanish that Bermuda was well defended; two salvos fired from a cannon went across the bay.

  • The U.S. decision to withdraw from negotiations being conducted by 89 countries in Oslo, Norway, was defended by Clinton on the grounds that the ban could put U.S. troops at risk in time of war.

  • In what the White House promoted as a major speech on foreign policy challenges, the president advocated an active role for the United States throughout the world and defended his policy of engagement in China, as the Times and the Post , report in front-page articles.

  • When asked about reports that Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott had circulated the rumors, McCain defended him: "Trent Lott has been a personal friend of mine for many, many years."

  • In a videotaped statement, Bill Gates (William H. on 43rd Street, New York) "respectfully disagreed" with Jackson and defended the company's integrity.

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