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Synonyms for protective
prəˈtɛk tɪvpro·tec·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. protectiveadjective

    intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind

    "a protective covering"; "the use of protective masks and equipment"; "protective coatings"; "kept the drunken sailor in protective custody"; "animals with protective coloring"; "protective tariffs"

    Synonyms:
    protective(p)

    Antonyms:
    careless, tough, unprotective

  2. protectiveadjective

    showing care

    "a protective mother"

    Synonyms:
    protective(p)

    Antonyms:
    careless, tough, unprotective

  3. protective(p)adjective

    (usually followed by `of') solicitously caring or mindful

    "protective of his reputation"

    Antonyms:
    careless, tough, unprotective

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. protectiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    defensive

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How to use protective in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Frogel:

    Are they actually protective ? How long do they last for ? We have to be very careful about what kind of advice we're giving, we can't tell people to act differently, to not protect themselves, to not wash their hands, to not wear masks.

  2. Banani Ray:

    The power of awareness is the power of your supreme Self. Exercise this power to stay connected to the nourishing, healing and protective power of God within you.

  3. general counsel:

    Paris ISD's where Paris ISD actually belongs, mandating masks is really no different than mandating shoes or other protective gear that we require.

  4. Sara Collins:

    While this is a promising first step, there are other controls that will need to be put in place to make this truly privacy protective.

  5. Christopher Bunick:

    Many sunscreen products tested by Valisure did not have benzene contamination, and those products are presumably safe and should continue to be used, along with appropriate hats and sun-protective clothing, to mitigate skin cancer risk.

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