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Synonyms for Protection
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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. protection

    The weak may speak or act in defense of the strong; none but the powerful can assure others of protection. A defense is ordinarily against actual attack; protection is against possible as well as actual dangers. We speak of defense against an assault, protection from the cold. Vindication is a triumphant defense of character and conduct against charges of error or wrong. Compare APOLOGY.

    Synonyms:
    apology, bulwark, defense, fortress, guard, justification, rampart, resistance, safeguard, shelter, shield, vindication

    Antonyms:
    abandonment, betrayal, capitulation, desertion, flight, surrender

    Preposition:
    Defense against assault or assailants; in law, defense to an action, from the testimony.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. protection

    Synonyms:
    shelter, defence, security, safety, refuge, guard

Princeton's WordNet

  1. protectionnoun

    the activity of protecting someone or something

    "the witnesses demanded police protection"

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, security, tribute, trade protection, shelter, protective cover, auspices

  2. protective covering, protective cover, protectionnoun

    a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

    "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, protection, tribute, trade protection, security, shelter, protective cover, auspices

  3. security, protectionnoun

    defense against financial failure; financial independence

    "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, surety, auspices, security system, protection, tribute, trade protection, security measures, certificate, aegis, security measure, security, protective cover, security department, shelter

  4. protection, shelternoun

    the condition of being protected

    "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, security, tribute, trade protection, protection, tax shelter, shelter, protective cover, auspices

  5. auspices, protection, aegisnoun

    kindly endorsement and guidance

    "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, protection, tribute, trade protection, egis, security, shelter, protective cover, auspices, breastplate

  6. protection, trade protectionnoun

    the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition

    "he made trade protection a plank in the party platform"

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, security, tribute, trade protection, protection, shelter, protective cover, auspices

  7. protection, tributenoun

    payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence

    "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, security, tribute, trade protection, protection, shelter, protective cover, auspices, testimonial

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. protectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    shelter, defence, security, safety, refuge, guard, preservation

  2. protectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    shield, ægis, buckler, palladium

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. protectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    defense, shield, shelter, tutelage, refuge, bulwark, coverture, safeguard

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How to use Protection in a sentence?

  1. Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert:

    I am deeply disappointed by the actions of the Environmental Protection Agency. It was a preventable mistake, and they must be held accountable, with potential long-term implications, the emergency proclamation will allow us to continue to support affected businesses and communities.

  2. Golden Kroner:

    We shouldn't abandon protection of these lands, we need to do so much more.

  3. Christopher Cerf:

    Without intending to criticize any of my three predecessors, when I learned of the 2015 test results, I decided to address the situation differently, within an hour, I had notified state and city officials and directed staff to connect with the State Department of Environmental Protection.

  4. Robert Muggah:

    Increased gun access and possession are not associated with protection from violence.

  5. Micaela Pasini:

    Yemen needs support of the global community more than ever before, a reduction in aid will result in losses in the gains made so far in the protection and fulfillment of children’s rights.

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