Thesaurus

protection

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of protection

  1. 1 means or method of defending this small umbrella is adequate protection in a sudden shower Synonyms of protection aegis (also egis), ammunition, armor, buckler, cover, guard, defense, safeguard, screen, security, shield, wall, wardWords Related to protection arm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, strongholdNear Antonyms of protection aggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive

  2. 2 someone that protects the bodyguard was her protection from overzealous fans Synonyms of protection custodian, defender, guard, guardian, guardian angel, protectorWords Related to protection bodyguard, champion; lookout, sentinel, sentry, warden, warder, watch, watchdog, watchman; conserver, harborer, keeper, preserver, saver

  3. 3 the state of not being exposed to danger the open boat offered no protection from the weather Synonyms of protection safety, safeness, securityWords Related to protection aegis (also egis), cover, defense, guardianship, ward; guard, safeguard, screen, shield; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter; impregnability, impregnableness, invincibility, invincibleness, inviolability, inviolableness, invulnerability, invulnerablenessNear Antonyms of protection hazard, risk, threat; instability, precariousness; harm's way; exposure, liability, openness, violability, vulnerability, vulnerableness; susceptibility, susceptiblenessAntonyms of protection danger, distress, endangerment, imperilment, jeopardy, peril, trouble



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