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Meaning of DEFENSIBLE

Pronunciation:  di'fensubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  capable of being defended
 

DEFENSIBLE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: defendable, invulnerable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*fen"si*ble\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]fensable, LL.
defensabilis, defensibilis. See {Defense}, and cf.
{Defendable}.]
1. Capable of being defended; as, a defensible city, or a
   defensible cause.

2. Capable of offering defense. [Obs.] --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: admissible, allowable, balanced, condonable, defendable, deserved, dispensable, due, equitable, even, evenhanded, excusable, exemptible, expiable, fair, fair and square, fit, forgivable, good, inoffensive, just, justifiable, justified, lawful, legal, legitimate, level, meet, meet and right, merited, pardonable, proper, reasonable, remissible, right, right and proper, rightful, square, tenable, unobjectionable, venial, vindicable, warrantable, warranted
 

 

 

 

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