Is defending a Scrabble word?

Yes, defending is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 15 points in Scrabble, and 18 points in Words with Friends

Defending is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word defending

The meaning of defending


8 definitions of the word defending.


  1. Attempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring


  1. Argue or speak in defense of
  2. Be on the defensive; act against an attack
  3. Protect against a challenge or attack
  4. Fight against or resist strongly
  5. Protect or fight for as a champion
  6. Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial
  7. State or assert

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in defending?

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More words that can be made using the letters in defending