Shield synonyms

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(Zoology) Having the tarsi covered with broad transverse scales, or scutella, as in certain birds.
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To shelter, keep, or store in a house or other structure:
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A device that protects; a guard.
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To protect (a goal, etc.) against scoring by an opponent
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The act or power of defending, or guarding against attack, harm, or danger
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A person that absorbs. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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A device for absorbing some of the shock of a collision; specif., either of two bars for this purpose, at the front and rear of a motor vehicle
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The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
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Something that covers or protects; protection, or place affording protection, as from the elements or danger
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A large shield for protecting the entire body, used in the 14th through 16th cent.
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The act or duty of guarding; careful watch; wariness; defense; protection
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(Archaic) A small shield.
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(Zoology) Furnished with a protective plate or shell.
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Shield-shaped; clypeate
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(Botany, of leaves) Having the petiole attached to the lower surface instead of the margin.
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Of, pertaining to or covered with scutes
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The act or a means of defending
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A decorative and/or protective plate or bezel to fill the gap between a switch, pipe, valve, control knob, etc., and the surface from which it protrudes.
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In ancient Greece and Rome, any statue of the Greek goddess Pallas Athena; specif., the legendary statue in Troy on the preservation of which the safety of the city was supposed to depend
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Alternative form of pavis.
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Something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense.
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A small plate of metal, such as the shield around a keyhole.
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(Historical, Roman antiquity) An oblong shield made of boards or wickerwork covered with leather, with sometimes an iron rim; carried chiefly by the heavy-armed infantry of the Roman army.
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The focus of an investigation, as in grand jury target; in corporate law, the focus of a takeover bid.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A turtle, esp. one that lives on land, as any of a worldwide family (Testudinidae)
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To equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening.
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To show a badge to.
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To protect by shielding; defend
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To go through the canopy of a forest on a zipline.
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To conceal; hide
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To keep from being observed or discovered; hide.
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To be enough money for.
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To attempt to manage without assistance:
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To live or exist
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To prevent the disclosure or recognition of; conceal:
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To anticipate (a need, objection, etc.)
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To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
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To drive off, or offer an opposing force to, something
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To protect, guard, or shield:
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To shade is to protect from light or heat.
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A set of electron orbitals that have nearly the same energy. Electrons in outer shells have greater energy than those in shells closer to the nucleus. Elements in the Periodic Table range from the lightest elements with electrons normally occupying one shell (hydrogen and helium) to the heaviest, with electrons in seven shells (radium and uranium, for instance).
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Danger is defined as a possibility that something harmful or unpleasant will happen, or a person or thing that causes harm.
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Appearance in public or in the mass media:
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To put (someone or something) in danger; to risk causing harm to.
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To allow to be seen; disclose; reveal; exhibit; display
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To become open
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To make bare; strip.
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To remove the cover of an object
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A preserving or being preserved
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Protection or defense against attack, interference, espionage, etc.
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(Archaic) The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship.
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To keep from harm, damage, danger, evil, etc.; protect; save
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To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).
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The sudden onset of a disease.
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(Zoology) A hard bony or chitinous outer covering, such as the fused dorsal plates of a turtle or the portion of the exoskeleton covering the head and thorax of a crustacean.
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A thin skin formed on the surface of a liquid.
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To accept, as with a belief.
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(Computer Science) A device or an area of a computer that temporarily stores data that is being transferred between two machines that process data at different rates, such as a computer and a printer.
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Find another word for shield. In this page you can discover 65 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shield, like: scutellate, aegis, house, protector, defend, defense, absorber, bumper, protection, shelter and pavis.