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1. protect

verb. ['prəˈtɛkt'] shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage.

Synonyms

  • wall
  • surround
  • guard
  • cover for
  • cover
  • keep
  • defend
  • look out
  • insure
  • shield
  • hold
  • body guard
  • fence
  • fence in
  • mothproof
  • preserve
  • ward
  • palisade
  • charm
  • overprotect
  • immunize
  • immunise
  • screen

Antonyms

  • defend
  • uncover
  • refrain
  • unmask

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Words that Rhyme with Protect

  • teleconnect
  • interconnect
  • disrespect
  • reinspect
  • misdirect
  • disinfect
  • disconnect
  • reconnect
  • recollect
  • nondirect
  • interject
  • disaffect
  • suspect
  • subject
  • resurrect
  • respect
  • reflect
  • reelect
  • redirect
  • project
  • neglect
  • intersect
  • inspect
  • indirect
  • incorrect
  • expect
  • deflect
  • confect
  • unchecked
  • select

Example sentences of the word protect


1. Verb, base form
Dress in heavy clothing to protect your skin and bring a flashlight.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Females protect chicks from predators and keep them warm with their own brood pouches.

Quotes containing the word protect


1. Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.
- Elie Wiesel

2. You can't force love, I realized. It's there or it isn't. If it's not there, you've got to be able to admit it. If it is there, you've got to do whatever it takes to protect the ones you love.
- Richelle Mead, Frostbite

3. I do protect human rights, and I hope I shall always be looked up as a champion of human rights.
- Aung San Suu Kyi

2. protect

verb. ['prəˈtɛkt'] use tariffs to favor domestic industry.

Antonyms

  • undress
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