From Latin dēfendere, present active infinitive of dēfendō.
- to defend, guard
- to vindicate
- first-person singular future passive indicative of dēfendō
- "I shall be driven away"
- "I shall be defended, I shall be guarded, I shall be protected"
- first-person singular present passive subjunctive of dēfendō
- "may I be driven away"
- "may I be defended, may I be guarded, may I be protected"