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A valiant fighter
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  1. A valiant fighter
  2. An ardent defender or supporter of a cause or another person:
  3. One that wins first place or first prize in a competition.
In ancient Rome, a person who had freed a slave but still retained a certain paternal control over him or her
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  1. In ancient Rome, a person who had freed a slave but still retained a certain paternal control over him or her
  2. A person corresponding in some respects to a father; protector; benefactor
  3. A person, usually a wealthy and influential one, who sponsors and supports some person, activity, institution, etc.
In some Christian denominations, a person who acts as patron for someone being confirmed
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  1. In some Christian denominations, a person who acts as patron for someone being confirmed
  2. A godfather or godmother; person who answers for a child, as at baptism, making the profession of faith and the promises prescribed
  3. One that finances a project, event, or organization directed by another person or group, such as a business enterprise that pays for radio or television programming in return for advertising time.
A protective stipulation, as in a contract.
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  1. A protective stipulation, as in a contract.
  2. Any person or thing that protects or guards against loss or injury
  3. A permit or pass allowing safe passage
A person who has given help, esp. financial help; patron
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  1. A person who has given help, esp. financial help; patron
  2. One that gives aid, especially financial aid.
(Heraldry) An animal or figure that supports a shield in a coat of arms.
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  1. (Heraldry) An animal or figure that supports a shield in a coat of arms.
  2. A person who supports, promotes, advocates or champions a cause or movement; an adherent.
  3. (Heraldry) Either of a pair of figures, as of animals or men, standing one on either side of a shield
A person who pleads another's cause; specif., a lawyer
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  1. A person who pleads another's cause; specif., a lawyer
  2. A person who speaks or writes in support of something
  3. One that argues for a cause; a supporter or defender:
A weapon having a blade with lateral projections mounted on the end of a long shaft, used chiefly in the 1500s and 1600s.
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  1. A weapon having a blade with lateral projections mounted on the end of a long shaft, used chiefly in the 1500s and 1600s.
  2. A member of an organized body of fighters who attack or harass an enemy, especially within occupied territory; a guerrilla.
  3. A person who takes the part of or strongly supports one side, party, or person; often, specif., an unreasoning, emotional adherent
A spirit believed to protect and to guide a particular person; a genius
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  1. A spirit believed to protect and to guide a particular person; a genius
A person or group that guards
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  1. A person or group that guards
  2. (Football) One of the two offensive linemen on either side of the center.
  3. A person who protects, keeps watch, or acts as a sentinel:
A large geographic area where rocks of a continent's craton (the ancient, relatively undisturbed portion of a continental plate) are visible at the surface. A shield is often surrounded by platforms covered with sediment.
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  1. A large geographic area where rocks of a continent's craton (the ancient, relatively undisturbed portion of a continental plate) are visible at the surface. A shield is often surrounded by platforms covered with sediment.
  2. A wall or housing of an absorbing material, such as concrete or lead, built around a nuclear reactor to prevent the escape of radiation.
  3. 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.
A student of or specialist in philosophy.
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  1. A student of or specialist in philosophy.
  2. A person given to philosophizing
  3. A person who lives and thinks according to a particular philosophy.
(Person, proper) God
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  1. (Person, proper) God
  2. A person who rescues another from harm, danger, or loss.
  3. A person who saves
(Genetics) The section of DNA that controls the initiation of RNA transcription as a product of a gene.
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  1. (Genetics) The section of DNA that controls the initiation of RNA transcription as a product of a gene.
  2. A person or thing that promotes; specif., a person who begins, secures financing for, and helps to organize an undertaking, as a business or a sports event
  3. One that promotes, especially an active supporter or advocate.
(Physics) A subatomic particle that effects or conveys a force between subatomic particles.
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  1. (Physics) A subatomic particle that effects or conveys a force between subatomic particles.
  2. (Physiology) A substance or structure that mediates a specific response in a bodily tissue.
  3. One that mediates, especially one that reconciles differences between disputants.
A person in an influential position who is friendly toward and able to help one
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  1. A person in an influential position who is friendly toward and able to help one
One or more lawyers who provide advice to or represent a particular client. In the singular, also called a counselor. See also attorney. One or more lawyers who provide advice to or represent a particular client. In the singular, also called a counselor. See also attorney.
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  1. One or more lawyers who provide advice to or represent a particular client. In the singular, also called a counselor. See also attorney. One or more lawyers who provide advice to or represent a particular client. In the singular, also called a counselor. See also attorney.
  2. The act of exchanging opinions and ideas; consultation:
  3. A lawyer or group of lawyers giving legal advice and especially conducting a case in court.
The second forward gear of a transmission: it provides more speed but less torque than first
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  1. The second forward gear of a transmission: it provides more speed but less torque than first
  2. (Informal) A second serving of food.
  3. (Baseball, short for) second base
A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Cornelis Andries Backer (1874-1963).
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  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Cornelis Andries Backer (1874-1963).
  2. A person who bets on a contestant
  3. One that backs a person, group, or enterprise:
Someone who upholds something
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A person who sympathizes (with something).
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  1. A person who sympathizes (with something).
  2. One who sympathizes with another or others; specif., one who approves of or agrees with an idea, cause, etc. of others
A tutelary god, spirit, etc.
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  1. A tutelary god, spirit, etc.
  2. One that serves as a guardian or protector.
A person having such capacity or ability
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  1. A person having such capacity or ability
  2. Particular character or essential spirit or nature of a nation, place, age, etc.
  3. Either of two spirits, one good and one evil, supposed to influence one's destiny
The state or some other organization regarded as ruthlessly invading the privacy of individuals in seeking to exercise control over them
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  1. The state or some other organization regarded as ruthlessly invading the privacy of individuals in seeking to exercise control over them
  2. A man who assumes the role of an older brother, as by providing guidance or protection.
  3. Alternative form of Big Brother.
An older sister.
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  1. An older sister.
  2. A woman who assumes the role of an older sister, as by providing guidance or protection.
  3. A sibling's older sister (used especially by children or by parents in speaking to their children).
(Christianity) The last of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology. From the highest to the lowest in rank, the orders are: seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations or dominions, virtues, powers, principalities, archangels, and angels.
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  1. (Christianity) The last of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology. From the highest to the lowest in rank, the orders are: seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations or dominions, virtues, powers, principalities, archangels, and angels.
  2. A conventionalized image of a white-robed figure in human form with wings and a halo
  3. A typically benevolent celestial being that acts as an intermediary between heaven and earth, especially in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Zoroastrianism.
A version of a song, esp. one that has become popular in a particular recording, as performed or recorded in imitation of the original or with a fresh interpretation
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  1. A version of a song, esp. one that has become popular in a particular recording, as performed or recorded in imitation of the original or with a fresh interpretation
  2. An activity or organization that is used to conceal an illegal or secret activity:
  3. Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
The first available bellhop or page, as in a hotel: generally used as a call
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  1. The first available bellhop or page, as in a hotel: generally used as a call
  2. A field of activity:
  3. The first part; beginning
The act or duty of guarding; careful watch; wariness; defense; protection
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  1. The act or duty of guarding; careful watch; wariness; defense; protection
  2. A person who protects, keeps watch, or acts as a sentinel:
  3. Protection; watch:
One who keeps watch.
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  1. One who keeps watch.
  2. A person detailed to watch; sentry
  3. The act of observing or keeping watch.
A person or group of persons present outside a building to protest.
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  1. A person or group of persons present outside a building to protest.
  2. A group of soldiers or a single soldier stationed, usually at an outpost, to guard a body of troops from surprise attack
  3. A person, as a member of a labor union on strike, stationed outside a factory, store, or public building, often carrying a sign, to demonstrate opposition to certain views or practices, keep strikebreakers from entering, or dissuade people from buying
One that keeps guard; a sentry.
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  1. One that keeps guard; a sentry.
  2. A person or animal set to guard a group; specif., a sentry
(Uncountable) Sentry duty; time spent being a sentry.
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  1. (Uncountable) Sentry duty; time spent being a sentry.
  2. A guard, especially a soldier posted at a given spot to prevent the passage of unauthorized persons.
  3. The duty of a sentry; watch.
A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
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  1. A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
  2. The act of keeping watch or being a lookout.
  3. (Archaic) A garrison; the guard or watch
A person or group of people serving, especially at night, to guard or protect.
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  1. A person or group of people serving, especially at night, to guard or protect.
  2. The members of a ship's crew on duty during a specific watch.
  3. A period of close observation, often in order to discover something:
A fact or law that provides a full or partial exoneration of the defendant against the charges or claims made in a lawsuit or prosecution.
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  1. A fact or law that provides a full or partial exoneration of the defendant against the charges or claims made in a lawsuit or prosecution.
  2. Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
  3. Justification or support by speech or writing; vindication
Something that gives protection; a safeguard:
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  1. Something that gives protection; a safeguard:
  2. The act or duty of guarding; careful watch; wariness; defense; protection
  3. Protection; watch:
A preserving or being preserved
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  1. A preserving or being preserved
  2. The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.
Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
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  1. Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
  2. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
  3. One that protects:
A protective stipulation, as in a contract.
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  1. A protective stipulation, as in a contract.
  2. (--- Now Rare) A convoy or guard
  3. Something that provides protection against attack, loss, or injury, as:
Measures adopted to prevent escape:
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  1. Measures adopted to prevent escape:
  2. Procedures to provide such protection or defense
  3. Protection or defense against escape
A decorative emblem that often serves to identify an organization or a government.
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  1. A decorative emblem that often serves to identify an organization or a government.
  2. A person or thing that provides protection.
  3. A heavy metal screen attached to an artillery piece for the protection of the gunners
A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
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  1. A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
  2. Any person under another's protection or care
  3. A means of defense or protection
Find another word for protector. In this page you can discover 53 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for protector, like: champion, defender, patron, sponsor, safeguard, benefactor, supporter, advocate, partisan, guardian-angel and guard.