Student Thesaurus

One entry found for defense.
Entry Word: defense
Function: noun
Text: 1 means or method of defending <thorns are a rose's defense against grazing animals>
Synonyms aegis, ammunition, armor, cover, guard, protection, safeguard, screen, security, shield, wall, ward
Related Words arm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, stronghold
Near Antonyms aggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive
2 an explanation that frees one from fault or blame <there's absolutely no defense for your actions> -- see EXCUSE