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1. shield

verb. ['ˈʃiːld'] protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm.

Synonyms

  • screen

Antonyms

  • burst out
  • give voice

Etymology

  • scieldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • shelde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scield (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Shield

  • unconcealed
  • satterfield
  • congealed
  • concealed
  • unsealed
  • revealed
  • resealed
  • repealed
  • highyield
  • cofield
  • wheeled
  • appealed
  • afield
  • yield
  • wield
  • weild
  • sealed
  • schield
  • reeled
  • peeled
  • nield
  • neild
  • neeld
  • heeled
  • healed
  • heald
  • field
  • feild

How do you spell shield? Is it sheild ?

A common misspelling of shield is sheild

Sentences with shield


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the splash shield and use the 17-mm socket to remove the fill plug.

2. Verb, past participle
Remove the two bolts holding the upper radiator sight shield in place with a socket wrench.

3. Verb, base form
Place a drop cloth on the floor beneath the vanity to shield the floor from spills as well.

Quotes about shield


1. Humor has always been important to me. If there is a shield of faith that you can keep up against difficulties, humor is the Teflon coating.
- Laurel Lea

2. Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.
- John F. Kennedy

3. Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.
- John F. Kennedy

2. water-shield

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

Synonyms

  • water lily
  • Cabomba caroliniana
  • genus Cabomba
  • Cabomba

3. water-shield

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

Synonyms

  • water lily
  • water-target
  • Brasenia schreberi
  • Brasenia

4. shield-shaped

adjective. (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).

Synonyms

  • unsubdivided
  • simple

Antonyms

  • rough
  • complex
  • difficult

5. shield

noun. ['ˈʃiːld'] a protective covering or structure.

Synonyms

  • nipple shield
  • protection
  • protective cover
  • protective covering
  • plate
  • shielding
  • shell

Antonyms

  • give
  • accent
  • express
  • phrase

Etymology

  • scieldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • shelde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scield (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. shield

noun. ['ˈʃiːld'] armor carried on the arm to intercept blows.

Synonyms

  • buckler
  • escutcheon
  • pavise
  • pavis
  • scutcheon
  • armour

Antonyms

  • attack
  • free
  • hide
  • articulate

Etymology

  • scieldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • shelde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scield (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. shield

noun. ['ˈʃiːld'] hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.

Synonyms

  • mollusc
  • cuticula
  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • shellfish
  • mollusk
  • turtle
  • arthropod
  • shell

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • insecurity
  • cathode
  • unveil

Etymology

  • scieldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • shelde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scield (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. shield

verb. ['ˈʃiːld'] hold back a thought or feeling about.

Synonyms

  • harbor
  • hide
  • conceal

Antonyms

  • suggest
  • paint a picture
  • exude
  • emphasize

Etymology

  • scieldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • shelde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scield (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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