Markets would have to defend against the possibility of a strong report reigniting October taper expectations.
How are merchants supposed to defend against this sort of mass attack?
Yes, Akbar had put up a website at BomberSuesBloggers.com, and yes, it was to raise funds to defend against Kimberlin.
And you can't really imagine how you'd re-engineer America to defend against such attacks.
And in the meantime, Israel seems to lack the technology either to eliminate the Iranian bomb or to defend against it.
And because you are poor, because you are injured, can he not defend against you a man created in his image?
But the Court of Lisbon had determined to quit a country which they could not hope to defend against the master of the Continent.
He felt as he gazed at her that it was not only himself he must defend against her.
On the other hand, the narrow front was easier to fortify, protect with mine-fields, and defend against attack.
To defend against a conspiracy, I may properly term it—against the lawless violence of confederated associations, a vast property.
mid-13c., from Old French defendre (12c.) "defend, resist," and directly from Latin defendere "ward off, protect, guard, allege in defense," from de- "from, away" (see de-) + -fendere "to strike, push," from PIE root *gwhen- "to strike, kill" (see bane). In the Mercian hymns, Latin defendet is glossed by Old English gescildeð. Related: Defended; defending.