Thesaurus

shield

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shield

  1. means or method of defending the slightly built boy used his sharp wit as a shield against the school's bullies Synonyms of shield aegis (also egis), ammunition, armor, buckler, cover, guard, protection, safeguard, screen, security, defense, wall, wardWords Related to shield arm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, strongholdNear Antonyms of shield aggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive


shield

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of shield

  1. 1 to drive danger or attack away from celebrities who are shielded by a cluster of bodyguards whenever they appear in public Synonyms of shield bulwark, cover, fence, fend, forfend, guard, keep, protect, safeguard, screen, secure, defend, wardWords Related to shield avert, prevent; oppose, resist, withstand; battle, contend, fight, war; conserve, preserve, save; buffer, palisade, picket, wallNear Antonyms of shield bombard, storm; beset, besiege, overrun; capitulate, cave, submit, yieldAntonyms of shield assail, assault, attack

  2. 2 to place a protective layer over she shielded her eyes from the sun with her hand Synonyms of shield screen, coverWords Related to shield cloak, clothe, veil; drape, pall; canopy, cap, crown; disguise, mask, obscureNear Antonyms of shield bare, expose, uncover



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