Synonyms and Antonyms for shield

1. shield (v.)

protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

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2. shield (n.)

a protective covering or structure

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3. shield (n.)

armor carried on the arm to intercept blows

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4. shield (v.)

hold back a thought or feeling about

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5. shield (n.)

hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

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6. water-shield (n.)

common aquatic plant of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers

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7. shield-shaped (adj.)

(of a leaf shape) round, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example)

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8. water-shield (n.)

aquatic plant with floating oval leaves and purple flowers; in lakes and slow-moving streams; suitable for aquariums

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