aegis


aegis

noun

Definition of AEGIS

1
means or method of defending <having no claim to the land under the aegis of the law, the cattle baron decided to claim it by force>
Near Antonyms aggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive
2
the financial support and general guidance for an undertaking <a medical study that was questioned by many because it was done under the aegis of a major pharmaceutical company>
Synonyms aegis (also egis), backing, patronage, sponsorship

Variants of AEGIS

aegis also egis

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