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Definition 1: a person who cares for persons or property - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for defender in the sense of this definition

(defender is a kind of ...) someone who keeps safe from harm or danger

(... is a kind of defender ) someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided

(... is a kind of defender ) (ancient Rome) an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests

(... is a kind of defender ) someone who keeps peace

"she's the peacekeeper in that family"

(... is a kind of defender ) a saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation

(... is a kind of defender ) an officer of the law

(... is a kind of defender ) someone in charge of other people

"am I my brother's keeper?"

(... is a kind of defender ) a person who keeps watch over something or someone

(... is a kind of defender ) a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child

(... is a kind of defender ) a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires

(... is a kind of defender ) one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals

(... is a kind of defender ) one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people

(... is a kind of defender ) someone who fights for a cause

(... is a kind of defender ) someone who escorts and protects a prominent person

(... is a kind of defender ) a guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste

"she is the global watchdog for human rights abuses"

Definition 2: a fighter who holds out against attack - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for defender in the sense of this definition

(defender is a kind of ...) someone who fights (or is fighting)

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