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1. protective

adjective. ['prəˈtɛktɪv'] intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind.

Synonyms

  • contraceptive
  • cautionary
  • tutelary
  • evasive
  • preventative
  • tutelar
  • safety-related
  • preservative
  • defensive
  • preventive
  • prophylactic
  • overprotective
  • protecting
  • restrictive
  • antifertility

Antonyms

  • unprotective
  • offensive
  • unequivocal
  • unhealthful

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Words that Rhyme with Protective Covering

  • hovering

Example sentences of the word protective-covering


1. Noun Phrase
All tortoises are shielded by the protective covering of their shells.

2. Noun Phrase
Cover the burn with a dry and sterile protective covering, such as a gauze pad.

3. Noun Phrase
A cat’s fur coat serves as a protective covering for her skin.

2. protective

adjective. ['prəˈtɛktɪv'] showing care.

Antonyms

  • unapologetic

3. protective

adjective. ['prəˈtɛktɪv'] (usually followed by `of') solicitously caring or mindful.

Antonyms

  • persuasive

4. covering

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝɪŋ, ˈkʌvrɪŋ'] the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it.

Synonyms

  • screening
  • cover
  • concealment
  • hiding
  • concealing

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • unwrap
  • undergarment

5. covering

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝɪŋ, ˈkʌvrɪŋ'] the work of applying something; .

Synonyms

  • tiling
  • lining
  • plastering
  • daubing
  • coating
  • anointing
  • paperhanging
  • application
  • facing
  • scumble
  • manual labour
  • galvanization
  • tin-plating
  • manual labor
  • papering
  • foliation
  • anointment
  • lubrication
  • plating
  • waxing
  • pavage
  • galvanisation
  • painting
  • fumigation
  • paving
  • tinning

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • undress
  • slip off
  • lack

6. covering

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝɪŋ, ˈkʌvrɪŋ'] an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it).

Synonyms

  • fig leaf
  • bubble
  • artificial skin
  • wrapping
  • wear
  • chafing gear
  • artifact
  • bootleg
  • cloth covering
  • paddle box
  • coating
  • planking
  • wrap
  • coat
  • upholstery
  • cover
  • thumb
  • protective covering
  • vesture
  • lapping
  • mask
  • exhaust hood
  • drape
  • footwear
  • toe
  • covert
  • top
  • earmuff
  • instep
  • artefact
  • overlapping
  • canopy
  • casing
  • hood
  • protective cover
  • paddle-box
  • cover plate
  • folder
  • footgear
  • floor cover
  • cloak
  • wrapper
  • article of clothing
  • imbrication
  • clothing
  • protection
  • concealment
  • habiliment
  • swathing
  • wearable
  • finger
  • screen
  • mercy seat
  • flap
  • matting

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • exclude
  • arise
  • show

7. covering

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝɪŋ, ˈkʌvrɪŋ'] the act of protecting something by covering it.

Synonyms

  • protection
  • dressing

Antonyms

  • legal
  • buy
  • unsheathe

8. covering

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝɪŋ, ˈkʌvrɪŋ'] a natural object that covers or envelops.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • seed vessel
  • mantle
  • indusium
  • perigone
  • roof
  • chlamys
  • pericarp
  • envelope
  • theca
  • cover
  • peridium
  • body covering
  • encrustation
  • perigonium
  • sheath
  • vesture
  • indumentum
  • eggshell
  • case
  • test
  • blanket
  • natural covering
  • crust
  • integument
  • incrustation
  • hood
  • indument
  • bark
  • floral envelope
  • slough
  • natural object
  • shell
  • perianth
  • snowcap
  • skim
  • cap

Antonyms

  • fall short of
  • walk
  • disarrange
  • unfold
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