Nouns (45)

zaguero, defensa
n. (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
defensa, protección
n. the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury; "a good boxer needs a good defense"; "defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem"
defensas, defensa, guardia, protección
n. (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program"
defensa, oposición, resistencia
n. group action in opposition to those in power
alegato, refutación, defensa
n. a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense"
propugnación, defensa
n. active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something
alegato, explicación, justificación, defensa
n. the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning; "the justification of barbarous means by holy ends"- H.J.Muller
parachoques, defensa
n. a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact
n. a structure used to defend against attack; "the artillery battered down the defenses"
apología, defensa
n. a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly
n. (law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer)
impugnación, refutación, defensa
n. the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions; "his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive"; "in defense he said the other man started it"
n. an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; "he joined the defense against invasion"
abogado defensor, defensa
n. the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; "the defense called for a mistrial"
n. (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; "his teams are always good on defense"
patrocinador, custodio, defensor, protector, guardián, defensa
n. a fighter who holds out against attack
n. (football) a person who plays in the backfield
fulbac, back, zaguero, defensa
n. (American football) the position of a back on a football team
n. a defensive move in sport or game

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Fuzzynyms (145)

n. a vote that blocks a decision
abolición, revocación, abrogación, derogación, supresión, anulación
n. the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
defensa, protección
n. the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury; "a good boxer needs a good defense"; "defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem"
algaradas, alzamiento, sublevamiento, sublevación, solevantamiento, revuelta, rebelión, pronunciamiento, levantamiento, intentona, insurrección, movimiento
n. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
amotinamiento, motín, sublevación, revuelta, insurrección
n. an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
n. act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
propugnación, defensa
n. active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something
égida, auspicios, arrimo
n. kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
n. a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks"
coraza, armadura
n. protective covering made of metal and used in combat
armamiento, armamento
n. weaponry used by military or naval force
n. a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
paragolpes, parachoques, tope
n. a mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage
cubierta de seguridad, dispositivo de seguridad, seguridad
n. a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
capa protectora, escudo, blindaje, revestimiento
n. a protective covering or structure
puerta mosquitera, mosquitera, mosquitero
n. a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame; "they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"; "a metal screen protected the observers"
visor, vista, pantalla
n. the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
puerta mosquitera, mosquitera, mosquitero
n. a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door; "he heard the screen slam as she left"
persiana, volante, pantalla
n. a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
harnero, cedazo, zaranda, tamiz, criba
n. a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
tejadillo, tapa, cubierta
n. a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else; "they made a cover of a Beatles' song"
exposición, explicación
n. the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible; "I heard his explanation of the accident"
explicación, justificación
n. a statement in explanation of some action or belief
negativa, denegación
n. the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
negar, negación
n. the speech act of negating
n. the speech act of contradicting someone; "he spoke as if he thought his claims were immune to contradiction"
denegar, denegación, descartar, rechazar, desaprobación, rechazo, descarte
n. the speech act of rejecting
renunciación, renegar, descartar, rechazar, renuncia, rechazo, descarte
n. refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities); "the repudiation of the debt by the city"
n. refusal to approve or assent to
curador, administrador
n. the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executor
prestamista, financiador, productor, patrocinador
n. invests in a theatrical production
custodio, vigilante, conserje, velador, guardián
n. an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily; "he acted as a caretaker until a new president could be elected"
n. someone appointed by a court to assume responsibility for the interests of a minor or incompetent person
n. someone who travels behind or pursues another
abogado, picapleitos, letrado, jurista
n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
chaleco salvavidas, renovador, restaurador
n. someone who keeps safe from harm or danger
salvador, libertador
n. a person who rescues you from harm or danger
sobrestante, obrajero, inspector, capataz, superintendente, amo, mayoral, gerente, director, jefe, supervisor
n. a person who directs and manages an organization
sostenedor, adicto, fan, entusiasta, fanático, partidario, adepto, devoto, defensor
n. a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
casero, celador, alcaide, carcelero
n. a person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners
guarda, guarda jurada, celador, vigilante, vigía, velador, guardián
n. a guard who keeps watch

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Antonyms (20)

refuerzos, fortalecimiento, refuerzo
n. a device designed to provide additional strength; "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"
afluencia, acometida, asalto, ataque, arremetida
n. a forceful forward rush or flow; "from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed"; "the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts"
sumisión, claudicación
n. the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
enjuiciamiento, procesamiento
n. the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior
adaptación, observancia, conformidad
n. a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
apoyo, sostén, soporte
n. the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities; "his support kept the family together"; "they gave him emotional support during difficult times"
parte acusadora, acusación
n. the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant


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