[Word For Today] Defy

Hey guys! Welcome to [Word For Today]! Today`s word is “defy”.


Translations of defy in different languages:


How to use it?

1. to refuse to obey or show respect for someone in authority, a law, a rule, etc.

  • I wouldn’t have dared to defy my teachers.
  • Hundreds of people today defied the ban on political gatherings.

2. to be impossible or almost impossible to believe, explain, describe, etc. 

  • a political move that defies explanation
  • The beauty of the scene defies description.

3. to successfully resist somebody or something to a very unusual degree 

  • The baby boy defied all the odds and survived.

Practice: make a sentence with this word and leave your comments below.

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