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  • EN [ dɪˈfaɪ]
  • US [ dɪˈfaɪ]

English definition


  • 1. resist or confront with resistance;

    • "The politician defied public opinion"
    • "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"
    • "The bridge held"
  • 2. elude, especially in a baffling way;

    • "This behavior defies explanation"
  • 3. challenge;

    • "I dare you!"

Example sentences

  • Let them do their worst! ( I defy them to do their worse! )

  • The expansion of industry, communications and exchange will defy the imagination of past generations.

  • Time is finite and infinite. I defy the indefinite definition.

  • Conservatives would defy our efforts at bootstrap improvements.

  • Just being with you feels like I can defy the whole world.

  • We defy them to saddle the blame on the miners.

  • They defy difficulties and advance wave upon wave.

  • Members of a group of mostly aquatic, photosynthetic organisms ( see photosynthesis ) that defy precise definition.

  • The terrorists defy the government and successively practice the bombing activity.

  • Neurological illnesses sometimes defy understanding, Dr. Lachance said and this seemed to be one of them.

  • The towering pine and cypress trees defy frost and snow.

  • I defy you to prove that I have cheated.

  • Death defy the doctor.

  • Zeus: Even now as you draw your last breath, you continue to defy me!

  • A few of the 7 XXX series defy the general rule and are weldable.

  • They defy all comparison.

  • If you defy the law, you may find yourself in prison.

  • I defy anyone to disprove the defendant's statements.

  • We measure it and we mark it, but we cannot defy it.

  • At the time of bitter winter, plum blossoms defy frost and snow.

  • We defy the available Methods: To estimate them quantitatively.

  • Criminals defy the law.

  • I wouldn't have dared to defy my teachers.

  • The singer continues to defy her age by wearing the scantiest of outfits.

  • I defy you to come up with one major accomplishment of the current Prime Minister.

  • Despite her wish to defy convention, she had become pregnant and married at 21.

  • Her criteria defy analysis.

Synonym discrimination

  • oppose, defy, withstand, resist



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