Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.


Capable of being defended, protected, or justified: defensible arguments.

de·fen′si·bil′i·ty, de·fen′si·ble·ness n.
de·fen′si·bly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.defensibility - capability of being defended; "they built their castles with an eye to their defensibility"; "client complaints create a felt need for the defensibility of individual actions"
capability, capableness - the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally; "he worked to the limits of his capability"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The independent ability of public universities to set tuition rates is a sub-factor in Fitch's assessment of Revenue Defensibility in its 'Exposure Draft: U.S.
The critical factor for financial information to be useful for manufacturing is that it must accurately reflect the causal relationships seen and experienced by process owners and operators.To achieve this, it must possess three key qualities: transparency, defensibility and timeliness.
was founded to improve the overall defensibility of critical infrastructure networks and connected systems.
Besides fencing, Pakistan Army and FC KP are constructing new Forts/Border Posts to improve surveillance and defensibility. A secure Pak-Afghan border is in common interest of both countries and a well coordinated border security mechanism is essential for enduring peace and stability.
Besides fencing, Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (FC KP) are constructing new Forts / Border Posts to improve surveillance and defensibility.
Designed to quickly and painlessly migrate on-premises email archives to the cloud, this legally compliant software platform delivers predictable and controlled data migration with full compliance and legal defensibility.
Defensibility, traceability and risk-based decision-making are now the norm at NNSA," said James McConnell, associate administrator for the office of safety, infrastructure and operations.
The defensibility of MarxEs idea that a sustainable society is not possible with a free market is evaluated.
With keen focus on the productivity and defensibility of document review, our clients rely on us to cost-effectively handle matters ranging from internal investigations to large-scale litigation with global e-discovery requirements.
Methods apply to government-authorized programs in the US and other countries (but are also applicable to the private sector) and focus on causal evaluation and improving the defensibility or validity of causal claims about program impact.
Clients will benefit from accelerated discovery, enhanced defensibility and reduced spending on document reviews, RVM said.