Synonyms and Antonyms of protection
means or method of defending
- This small umbrella is adequate protection in a sudden shower.
aegis (also egis), ammunition, armor, buckler, cover, defense, guard, safeguard, screen, security, shield, wall, ward
someone that protects
- The bodyguard was her protection from overzealous fans.
lookout, sentinel, sentry, warden, warder, watch, watchdog, watchman
conserver, harborer, keeper, preserver, saver
the state of not being exposed to danger
- The open boat offered no protection from the weather.
aegis (also egis), cover, defense, guardianship, ward
guard, safeguard, screen, shield
asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter
impregnability, impregnableness, invincibility, invincibleness, inviolability, inviolableness, invulnerability, invulnerableness