Protection synonyms

prə-tĕk'shən

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An organization or department responsible for providing security by enforcing laws, rules, and regulations as well as maintaining order.
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(Law, dated) reinsurance
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Adapted or intended to afford protection.
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The definition of a shelter is a structure that provides cover or protection.
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Anything certain; definite act
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The definition of a bribe is money or other items of value given to entice someone to do what you want.
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A part of a machine which blocks access to dangerous parts.
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The definition of a moat is a ditch often filled with water used to protect a building or other area.
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A department or the personnel responsible for keeping a building, etc. in good repair
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(Military) The use of natural or artificial material on personnel, objects, or tactical positions with the aim of confusing, misleading, or evading the enemy.
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The quality or state of being impregnable; invincibility.
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A screen memory.
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A precautionary measure:
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The act of keeping something safe; protection from harm, damage, loss, or theft
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Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
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The state of being invulnerable.
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Firmness of character, purpose, or resolution
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Effective or binding force; efficacy:
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The state of being subject to danger; vulnerability
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A special fondness or inclination:
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The act of providing such security.
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A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.
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Of or relating to child custody:
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Relating to or characteristic of a mother or motherhood; motherly:
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(Biology) Not blocked; open:
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Serving to prevent or protect against an undesired effect, especially disease.
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Held under patent, trademark, or copyright by a private person or company
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(Biology) Displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders:
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Guidance, direction, or control:
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Any equipment for resistance.
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Covering worn to protect the body against weapons
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A place offering protection and safety; a shelter.
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(Chiefly in the plural) Patronage or protection.
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Plural form of auspice
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(Physiology) A membrane, tissue, or mechanism that blocks the passage of certain substances.
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A projecting part of a rampart or other fortification
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(Rail transport) The metal barrier to help prevent trains from running off the end of the track.
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A person or thing serving as a strong defense or protection
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The protection, preservation, management, or restoration of wildlife and of natural resources such as forests, soil, and water.
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A refuge
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The right of having one's children in one's immediate care, awarded under various arrangements to one or both of the parents by a court as a result of a divorce or separation
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The action of defending or protecting from attack, danger, or injury.
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The act or an instance of extorting something, as by psychological pressure.
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A liquid mixed with perfume to prevent rapid evaporation.
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Graft is defined as the act of taking advantage of your political position or government job by taking money or property in dishonest or fraudulent ways.
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The office or position of one acting as a guardian or conservator, especially in a legal capacity.
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A harbour or anchorage protected from the sea.
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(Finance) Contract or arrangement reducing one's exposure to risk (for example the risk of price movements or interest rate movements).
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Resistance to or protection against a specified disease; power to resist infection, esp. as a result of antibody formation
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The act of making good another’s financial loss or liability, resulting from the occurrence of a particular event or contingency.
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(Chiefly law) A deed, or other official document kept as proof of ownership or rights or privileges; an archived document. [from 15th c.]
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A safeguard, especially one viewed as a guarantee of the integrity of social institutions:
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(Politics) Granting favours or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support.
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A preserving or being preserved
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Any defense or bulwark
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A place providing safety, protection or shelter.
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(American football) Any of the defensive players who are in position furthest from the line of scrimmage and whose responsibility is to defend against passes as well as to be the tacklers of last resort.
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The definition of a sanctuary is a place of refuge or rest, a place where you can feel at peace or the holiest part of a temple or a church.
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(--- Electronics) A structure or arrangement of metal plates or mesh designed to protect a piece of electronic equipment from electrostatic or magnetic interference.
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A long, loose, shirtlike outer garment worn to protect the clothes
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The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship; protection; as, the king's right of seigniory and tutelage.
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The definition of an umbrella is a piece of material stretched over a round spoked frame that provides shade or protection from rain, or something that protects.
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The cost of such maintenance.
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To support something or someone by supplying evidence; to corroborate or substantiate.
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To be isolated or protected from harsh, dangerous, or disturbing realities, especially by remaining indoors at home in one's free time.
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(Intransitive) To take refuge or shelter in a protected expanse of water.
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1906, Civil Code of the State of California, page 405:
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(By extension) To safeguard or protect something as if by inoculation.
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To prevent the passage of heat, electricity, or sound into or out of, especially by surrounding or covering with a nonconducting material:
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To guarantee payment of (a loan, for example).
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To perform vaccinations or a vaccination.
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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
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A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
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Immoral or unjust effects:
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An indication of impending danger or harm:
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A state or other subject under international law, exercising a protectorate over another subject in international law.
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A district or division of a city or town, for purposes of administration, representation, voting, etc.
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Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
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Area of thick undergrowth where animals hide.
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(Mil.) The withdrawal of troops, ships, etc. from a position, esp. when forced by enemy attack
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A payment made by one nation to another in submission.
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the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition
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a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
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a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
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Related through the father's side of the family
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Having the quality of preserving
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Of or pertaining to a tutor; belonging to, or exercised by, a tutor.
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Staying watchful and alert to danger or trouble
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(Slang) Extortion, especially through blackmail
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