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Synonyms for protection
prəˈtɛk ʃənpro·tec·tion

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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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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. Anthony Fauci:

    Certainly, you're going to see the antibody levels go down – that's natural, but there's an element of the immune response — B cell memory and T cell responses — where, even though you do see a diminution of antibody levels, it is quite conceivable, and I hope it's true, that the third shot boost will give a much greater durability of protection.

  2. Lon Erickson:

    Investors will want some protection around the buyback price, they may want something greater than 101, or some reflection of where the bonds were trading before the break-up occurred.

  3. The Hill.Earl Blumenauer of Oregon:

    We should be prioritizing the protection of families and our borders in a humane and thoughtful way. People should be treated with compassion and respect. ICE is simply not doing that, trump and This Administration have made the agency so toxic that it's time to abolish ICE, and start over.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    When I'm in that area where there's a considerable degree of viral circulation, I might want to go the extra mile to be cautious enough to make sure that I get the extra added level of protection -- even though the vaccines themselves are highly effective.

  5. Homeland Security report:

    The department’s CVE efforts are an attempt to protect our nation’s young people from extremists who prey upon the Millennial generation, the department must reframe the conversation to reflect this reality and design a robust program around the protection of our youth, which must include predator awareness and an understanding of radicalization. In doing so, our citizens will be better equipped for this threat.


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