Definitions for defy

Definitions for (verb) defy

Main entry: defy, dare

Definition: challenge

Usage: I dare you!

Main entry: withstand, defy, hold, hold up

Definition: resist or confront with resistance

Usage: The politician defied public opinion; The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear; The bridge held

Main entry: defy, refuse, resist

Definition: elude, especially in a baffling way

Usage: This behavior defies explanation

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