Thesaurus

aegis

noun
variants: also

egis

Synonyms and Antonyms of aegis

  1. 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 Synonyms of aegis defense (also egis), ammunition, armor, buckler, cover, guard, protection, safeguard, screen, security, shield, wall, wardWords Related to aegis arm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, strongholdNear Antonyms of aegis aggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive

  2. 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 of aegis auspice (also egis), backing, patronage, sponsorshipWords Related to aegis bankrolling, endowment, financing, funding, subsidy; encouragement, fosterage; aid, assistance, help


Learn More about aegis


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up aegis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!