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protecting

adjective

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protecting

verb
present participle of protect

Synonyms & Antonyms of protecting (Entry 2 of 2)

to drive danger or attack away from
  • the mother bear was just trying to protect her cubs

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“Protecting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/protecting. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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