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Another word for protection

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Noun
  1. The act or a means of defending

      1. A room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients.
      2. A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients:
      3. A division of a city or town, especially an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes.
      1. A broad piece of armor made of rigid material and strapped to the arm or carried in the hand for protection against hurled or thrusted weapons.
      2. A person or thing that provides protection.
      3. A steel sheet attached to an artillery piece to protect gunners from small-arms fire and shrapnel.
      1. Freedom from risk or danger; safety.
      2. Freedom from doubt, anxiety, or fear; confidence.
      3. A group or department of private guards:
      1. A precautionary measure:
      2. A mechanical device designed to prevent accidents or injury.
      3. A protective stipulation, as in a contract.
      1. One who protects; a guardian.
      2. A device that protects; a guard.
      3. A person who rules a kingdom during the minority of a sovereign.
      1. a preserving or being preserved
      1. To watch over (a place or person, for example) in order to keep from being damaged, robbed, or injured:
      2. To supervise the entry and exit through; keep watch at:
      3. To watch over so as to prevent escape or violence:
      1. The act of defending against attack, danger, or injury.
      2. A means or method of defending or protecting.
      3. The act or an instance of defending a championship against a challenger:
    See also:

    attack

  2. Something that physically protects, especially from danger

      1. Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
      2. An establishment that provides temporary housing for homeless people.
      3. An establishment that cares for unwanted or stray animals and tries to find owners for them.
      1. A sacred place, such as a church, temple, or mosque.
      2. The holiest part of a sacred place, as the part of a Christian church around the altar.
      3. A sacred place, such as a church, in which fugitives formerly were immune to arrest.
      1. The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
      2. Withdrawal of a military force from a dangerous position or from an enemy attack.
      3. The process of receding from a position or of becoming smaller:
      1. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
      2. A place providing protection or shelter:
      3. An undeveloped area for the preservation of animals and plants.
      1. A harbor or anchorage; a port.
      2. A place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary.
      3. To put into or provide with a haven.
      1. A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for ships.
      2. A place of shelter; a refuge.
      3. To give shelter to:
      1. Not openly practiced, avowed, engaged in, accumulated, or shown:
      2. Covered or covered over; sheltered.
      3. Being married and therefore protected by one's husband.
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
      1. Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
      2. A place offering protection and safety; a shelter.
      3. Protection or shelter; refuge:

Another word for protection

Noun
  1. A covering

      1. The concealing of personnel or equipment from an enemy by making them appear to be part of the natural surroundings.
      2. A shape or coloring that conceals:
      3. Cloth, netting, or other material used for camouflage:
      1. A movable device, especially a framed construction such as a room divider or a decorative panel, designed to divide, conceal, or protect.
      2. One that serves to protect, conceal, or divide:
      3. A coarse sieve used for sifting out fine particles, as of sand, gravel, or coal.
      1. A broad piece of armor made of rigid material and strapped to the arm or carried in the hand for protection against hurled or thrusted weapons.
      2. A person or thing that provides protection.
      3. A steel sheet attached to an artillery piece to protect gunners from small-arms fire and shrapnel.
    See also:

    shelter

  2. A surety