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A surname​.
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  1. A surname​.
  2. A small, round shield either carried or worn on the arm.
  3. Any protection or defense
Collectively, the attorneys representing a defendant and any laypeople assisting them in their efforts, particularly in a criminal trial. In litigation, generally a factual denial or an assertion of facts or law that counters or negates a claim made by the other party. See also self defense. Collectively, the attorneys representing a defendant and any laypeople assisting them in their efforts, particularly in a criminal trial. In litigation, generally a factual denial or an assertion of facts or law that counters or negates a claim made by the other party. See also self defense.
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  1. Collectively, the attorneys representing a defendant and any laypeople assisting them in their efforts, particularly in a criminal trial. In litigation, generally a factual denial or an assertion of facts or law that counters or negates a claim made by the other party. See also self defense. Collectively, the attorneys representing a defendant and any laypeople assisting them in their efforts, particularly in a criminal trial. In litigation, generally a factual denial or an assertion of facts or law that counters or negates a claim made by the other party. See also self defense.
  2. Justification or support by speech or writing; vindication
  3. Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
A device which causes gas or vapor to be absorbed by a liquid. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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  1. A device which causes gas or vapor to be absorbed by a liquid. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
  2. (Nuclear physics) A material that absorbs neutrons in a reactor.
(Computers) A device or area used to store data temporarily.
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  1. (Computers) A device or area used to store data temporarily.
  2. One that buffs, especially a piece of soft leather or cloth used to shine or polish.
  3. (Chemistry) A substance that prevents change in the acidity of a solution when an acid or base is added to the solution or when the solution is diluted. Buffers are used to make solutions of known pH, especially for instrument calibration purposes. Natural buffers also exist in living organisms, where biochemical reactions are very sensitive to changes in pH.
(Automotive) Parts at the front and back of a vehicle which are meant to absorb the impact of a collision; fender
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  1. (Automotive) Parts at the front and back of a vehicle which are meant to absorb the impact of a collision; fender
  2. A usually metal or rubber bar attached to either end of a motor vehicle, such as a truck or car, to absorb impact in a collision.
  3. Any mechanical device used to absorb an impact, soften a collision, or protect against impact
A protecting or being protected
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  1. A protecting or being protected
  2. Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
  3. One that protects:
The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
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  1. The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
  2. Something that covers or protects; protection, or place affording protection, as from the elements or danger
  3. Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
A medieval shield large enough to protect the whole body.
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  1. A medieval shield large enough to protect the whole body.
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:
(Old Poet., Obs.) A shield or buckler
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  1. (Old Poet., Obs.) A shield or buckler
  2. A light shield or buckler.
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:
The title held by Oliver Cromwell (1653-58) and his son Richard (1658-59), during the British Protectorate
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  1. The title held by Oliver Cromwell (1653-58) and his son Richard (1658-59), during the British Protectorate
  2. One who protects; a guardian.
  3. A device that protects; a guard.
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 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
To attempt to disprove or invalidate (the claim made by a lawsuit or prosecution):
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  1. To attempt to disprove or invalidate (the claim made by a lawsuit or prosecution):
  2. To support, maintain, or justify
  3. To protect (a goal, etc.) against scoring by an opponent
To cover (a piece of machinery) with a device to protect the operator
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  1. To cover (a piece of machinery) with a device to protect the operator
  2. To watch over so as to prevent escape or violence:
  3. To maintain control over, as to prevent indiscretion:
To protect (wildlife or natural resources) in a designated area, often for regulated hunting or fishing.
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  1. To protect (wildlife or natural resources) in a designated area, often for regulated hunting or fishing.
  2. To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as as sugar or salt; to season and prepare (fruits, meat, etc.) for storage.
  3. To keep in perfect or unaltered condition; maintain unchanged:
To keep from being subjected to difficulty or unpleasantness:
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  1. To keep from being subjected to difficulty or unpleasantness:
  2. To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
  3. (Baseball) To swing at a pitch near (home plate) in order to avoid being called out on strikes.
To ensure the safety or integrity of; protect or preserve:
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  1. To ensure the safety or integrity of; protect or preserve:
  2. To protect or guard
To bring about; effect:
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  1. To bring about; effect:
  2. To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).
  3. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
To turn aside; fend off; parry
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  1. To turn aside; fend off; parry
  2. (Archaic) To keep watch over; guard; protect
  3. To guard; protect.
To attempt to manage without assistance:
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  1. To attempt to manage without assistance:
  2. (Archaic) To defend.
  3. To ward off. Often used with off:
Find another word for shield. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shield, like: buckler, defense, absorber, buffer, bumper, protection, shelter, pavis, guard, targe and defense.