Example sentences for: defends

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

  • A piece defends New York City rent control.

  • Paul Cameron, originator of the statistic (publicized by virtue expert William Bennett) that gay males have an average life expectancy of 43 years, defends and explains his calculation in response to a Slate article by Walter Olson debunking it.

  • A story defends Joyce Maynard, whose forthcoming memoir describes her affair with J.D.

  • The story defends this method with the remark that the notion that welfare reform is not "epochal ...

  • In the New York Review of Books , James Fenton defends Ted Hughes.

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