Defend her from danger.
I never imagined that my skills as a lawyer would be used to defend Tom.
A good lawyer would leave no stone unturned in his efforts to defend his client.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
To defend ourselves, we had to tell a lie.
As a public official you have sworn an oath to uphold and defend the constitution.
Apart from his parents, nobody would defend the suspect.
It is more difficult to defend oneself than to defend someone else. Those who doubt it may look at lawyers.
If you try to defend the seniority-based corporate escalator these days all you'll get is flak from younger employees.
I always regard him as a great ally in the fight to defend fundamental rights.
defend one's thesis
It probably will. But it's difficult to find anyone who doesn't defend a child's right to be healthy.
How can you defend someone you know is guilty?
And when the first Muslim-American was recently elected to Congress, he took the oath to defend our Constitution using the same Holy Koran that one of our Founding Fathers – Thomas Jefferson – kept in his personal library.