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Synonyms for protector
prəˈtɛk tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defender, guardian, protector, shielder(noun)

    a person who cares for persons or property

    guardian, shielder, defender, withstander


  1. protector(noun)

    sentry, guard

  2. protector(noun)

    Someone who protects or guards, by assignment or on his own initiative.

    guard, sentry

  3. protector(noun)

    A device or mechanism which is designed to protect.

    sentry, guard

  4. protector(noun)

    One who prevents interference.

    sentry, guard

  5. protector(noun)

    A state or other subject under international law, exercising a protectorate over another subject in international law.

    I stand before you in the spirit of pure public service \uE000164860 not as a protector of the status quo, but as an agent of change. \uE000164861Jon Huntsman, Jr.

    guard, sentry

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. protector(n.)

    guardian, champion, defender

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. protector(n)

    defender, guardian, patron

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    saver, protecteur, protective, shield, overload, protectant, patron, defender, guardian, surcharge

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How to use protector in a sentence?

  1. Adam Schiff:

    The consensus of Syria experts is that the civil war cannot end so long as Bashar al-Assad remains in power, now, with his protector leaving, Assad may have to be more amenable to a phasing out of his rule.

  2. Morgan Howell Moylan:

    Riley Howell did such a heroic thing, it was absolutely no surprise. In fact, I have four children who so look up to Riley Howell. Every one of them said,' Of course, Riley Howell was the hero -- 100 % of course Riley Howell'd run toward the shooter.' Riley Howell was everybody's protector. You felt safe when you were with Riley Howell.

  3. Matt Angle:

    The Department of Justice has completed the conversion from a vote protector to a vote suppressor.

  4. Plato, The Republic:

    The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.

  5. Ronald Tate:

    My heart has been ripped out of my chest, and torn into a million pieces, gotta get down to MS where my daughter is. She's absolutely devastated. He was clearly her protector, and friend.

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