Defense vs. Defence

Defense vs. Defence — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Defense and Defence

Defensenoun

The act of defending against attack, danger, or injury.

Defencenoun

Variant of defense.

Defensenoun

A means or method of defending or protecting.

Defencenoun

The action of defending, of protecting from attack, danger or injury.

Defensenoun

(Sports) The act or an instance of defending a championship against a challenger

will box in his third defense of his title.

Defencenoun

Something used to oppose attacks.

Defensenoun

An argument in support or justification of something.

Defencenoun

An argument in support or justification of something.

Defensenoun

The act of defending a case.

Defencenoun

A strategy and tactics employed to prevent the other team from scoring; contrasted with offence.

Defensenoun

A fact or law that provides a full or partial exoneration of the defendant against the charges or claims made in a lawsuit or prosecution.

Defencenoun

The portion of a team dedicated to preventing the other team from scoring; contrasted with offence.

Defensenoun

The defendant and the defendant's legal counsel.

Defencenoun

Government policy or (infra)structure related to the military.

Department of Defence

Defensenoun

The science or art of defending oneself; self-defense.

Defencenoun

(obsolete) Prohibition; a prohibitory ordinance.

Defensenoun

The means or tactics used in trying to stop the opposition from scoring.

Defenceverb

To furnish with defences; to fortify.

Defensenoun

The team or those players on the team attempting to stop the opposition from scoring.

Defencenoun

(psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires

Defensenoun

Defending ability or potential.

Defencenoun

(sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring;

his teams are always good on defense

Defensenoun

The provision of personnel and resources for military purposes

proposed spending more on defense.

Defencenoun

the defendant and his legal advisors collectively;

the defense called for a mistrial

Defenseverb

To attempt to stop (the opposition) from scoring.

Defencenoun

an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack;

he joined the defense against invasion

Defenseverb

To play defense against (an opponent or play).

Defencenoun

the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions;

his refutation of the charges was short and persuasivein defense he said the other man started it

Defensenoun

The action of defending or protecting from attack, danger, or injury.

Defencenoun

the justification for some act or belief;

he offered a persuasive defense of the theory

Defensenoun

Anything employed to oppose attack(s).

Defencenoun

a structure used for defense;

the artillery battered down the defenses

Defensenoun

A strategy and tactics employed to prevent the other team from scoring; contrasted with offense.

Defencenoun

a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him;

he gave evidence for the defense

Defensenoun

The portion of a team dedicated to preventing the other team from scoring; contrasted with offense.

Defencenoun

military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies;

they died in the defense of Stalingradthey were developed for the defense program

Defensenoun

An argument in support or justification of something.

Defencenoun

protection from harm;

sanitation is the best defense against disease

Defensenoun

Government policy or (infra)structure related to the military.

Department of Defense

Defensenoun

(obsolete) A prohibition; a prohibitory ordinance.

Defensenoun

(sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring;

his teams are always good on defense

Defensenoun

military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies;

they died in the defense of Stalingradthey were developed for the defense program

Defensenoun

the defendant and his legal advisors collectively;

the defense called for a mistrial

Defensenoun

protection from harm;

sanitation is the best defense against disease

Defensenoun

a structure used for defense;

the artillery battered down the defenses

Defensenoun

the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions;

his refutation of the charges was short and persuasivein defense he said the other man started it

Defensenoun

the justification for some act or belief;

he offered a persuasive defense of the theory

Defensenoun

a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him;

he gave evidence for the defense

Defensenoun

an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack;

he joined the defense against invasion

Defensenoun

the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the UnitedStates; created in 1947

Defensenoun

(psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires