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Another word for shield

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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. 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. 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

Verb
  1. To keep safe from danger, attack, or harm

      1. To ward off. Often used with off:
      2. To defend.
      3. To make an effort to resist:
      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. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. A precautionary measure:
      2. A mechanical device designed to prevent accidents or injury.
      3. A protective stipulation, as in a contract.
      1. To keep from being damaged, attacked, stolen, or injured; guard.
      2. To keep from being subjected to difficulty or unpleasantness:
      3. To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
      1. To keep from injury, peril, or harm; protect.
      2. To keep in perfect or unaltered condition; maintain unchanged:
      3. To keep or maintain intact:
      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. To make or keep safe from danger, attack, or harm:
      2. To engage in or be prepared to engage in battle to prevent (a population or area, for example) from being captured or occupied by an enemy.
      3. To attempt to prevent the opposition from scoring while playing in or near (a goal or area of a field, for example).
    See also:

    attack

Another word for shield

Noun
      1. A light shield or buckler.
      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. A medieval shield large enough to protect the whole body.
      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. The act of protecting.
      2. The condition of being protected.
      3. One that protects:
      1. 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.
      2. A protective device for absorbing shocks or impeding contact.
      1. One that buffs, especially a piece of soft leather or cloth used to shine or polish.
      2. A buffing wheel.
      1. A device which causes gas or vapor to be absorbed by a liquid. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
      2. A person that absorbs. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
      3. (nuclear physics) A material that absorbs neutrons in a reactor.
      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:
      1. A small, round shield either carried or worn on the arm.