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Synonyms for protection
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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. protection

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. protectionnoun

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

  2. protectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    shield, ægis, buckler, palladium

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. protectionnoun

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

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How to use protection in a sentence?

  1. Jennifer Cassetta:

    Use cross body bags or backpacks so your hands are free to protect yourself, someone else or to make a call, carrying shopping bags with both hands decreases your chances of self-protection.

  2. John McCain:

    If you confirm me, my watchwords will be solvency and security in providing for the protection of our people and the survivalof our freedoms.

  3. State John Kerry:

    For the moment it is the judgment of our military and experts that the level and type represents basically force protection.

  4. Anup Joshi:

    In Nepal and India, conservation is going pretty strong and a lot of the community are involved, what this shows is that if there is a will and good protection is going on, we can still meet the goal of doubling wild tigers by 2022.

  5. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Jews deserve protection in every country but we say to Jews, to our brothers and sisters, Israel is your home. We are preparing and calling for the absorption of mass immigration from Europe.


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