Synonyms of 'defense'

aegis, answer, apologetic, apologetics, apologia, apology, arch dam, argument, argumentation, armament, armor, backfire, backstop, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barrage, barrier, bicker, bickering, boom, breakwater, breastwork, buffer, bulkhead, bulwark, casuistry, cofferdam, comeback, confutation, contention, controversy, counteraccusation, counterattack, counterblast, counterblow, countercharge, counterclaim, counterinsurgency, countermeasure, counterrevolution, counterstatement, counterstroke, cover, Dam, demurrer, denial, Dike, disputation, dispute, ditch, earthwork, embankment, exception, explanation, eye, fastness, fence, flyting, fort, fortress, gate, gravity dam, groin, guard, hassle, hubbub, iron curtain, jam, jetty, justification, Lee, levee, litigation, logjam, logomachy, milldam, moat, mole, mound, objection, parapet, plea, pleading, polemic, polemics, portcullis, preservation, protection, rampart, rebuttal, rebutter, refuge, refutation, rejoinder, replication, reply, response, retort, return, rhubarb, riposte, roadblock, safeguard, safekeeping, safety, security, shade, shadow, shelter, shield, special pleading, stronghold, surrebuttal, surrebutter, surrejoinder, wall, ward, weaponry, weir, work