leap to someone's defense

Definition of leap to someone's defense

  1. :  to quickly begin to defend someone When other people accused her of being lazy, he leaped to her defense.

Word by Word Definitions

leapplay
  1. :  to spring free from or as if from the ground :  jump

    :  to pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

    :  to act precipitately

  1. :  an act of leaping :  spring, bound

    :  a place leaped over or from

    :  the distance covered by a leap

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

defenseplay
  1. :  the act or action of defending (see defend)

    :  the denial, answer, or plea (see plea 2b) of one against whom a criminal or civil action is brought :  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) :  to attempt to keep (an opponent or play) from scoring in a game or contest


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