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come/jump to someone's defense

Definition of come/jump to someone's defense

  1. :  to say that someone is right or good <His friends quickly came/jumped to his defense.>



Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

jumpplay
  1. :  to spring into the air :  leap

    :  to spring free from the ground or other base by the muscular action of feet and legs

    :  to move suddenly or involuntarily :  start

  1. :  exactly, pat

  1. :  an act of jumping :  leap

    :  any of several sports competitions featuring a leap, spring, or bound

    :  a leap in figure skating in which the skater leaves the ice with both feet and turns in the air

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

defenseplay
  1. :  the act or action of defending

    :  a defendant's denial, answer, or plea

    :  capability of resisting attack

  1. :  to take specific defensive action against (an opposing team or player or an offensive play)


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