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Another word for protector

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Noun
  1. A person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example

      1. To look or observe attentively or carefully; be closely observant:
      2. To look and wait expectantly or in anticipation:
      3. To act as a spectator; look on:
      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 guard, especially a soldier posted at a given spot to prevent the passage of unauthorized persons.
      2. The duty of a sentry; watch.
      1. One that keeps guard; a sentry.
      2. To watch over as a guard.
      3. To provide with a guard.
      1. A pointed stake often driven into the ground to support a fence, secure a tent, tether animals, mark points in surveying, or, when pointed at the top, serve as a defense.
      2. A detachment of one or more troops, ships, or aircraft held in readiness or advanced to warn of an enemy's approach:
      3. A person or group of persons stationed outside a place of employment, usually during a strike, to express grievance or protest and discourage entry by nonstriking employees or customers.
      1. The act of observing or keeping watch.
      2. A high place or structure commanding a wide view, used for observation.
      3. One who keeps watch.
      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:
  2. 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. The act of protecting.
      2. The condition of being protected.
      3. One that protects:
      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

Another word for protector

Noun
  1. See also:

    guardian