Synonyms for protectionprəˈtɛk ʃən
the activity of protecting someone or something
protective covering, protective cover, protection(noun)
a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
defense against financial failure; financial independence
protective covering, surety, auspices, security system, protection, tribute, trade protection, security measures, certificate, aegis, security measure, security, protective cover, security department, shelter
the condition of being protected
auspices, protection, aegis(noun)
kindly endorsement and guidance
protection, trade protection(noun)
the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition
payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence
protection(noun)The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
protection(noun)The state of being safe.
protection(noun)A contraceptive device.
protection(noun)Immunity from harm obtained by illegal payments, as bribery or extortion.
protection(noun)Restrictions on foreign competitors that limit their ability to compete with domestic producers of goods or services.
protection(noun)An instance of a security token associated with a resource (such as a file.)
English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald
The weak may speak or act in defense of the strong; none but the powerful can assure others of protection. A defense is ordinarily against actual attack; protection is against possible as well as actual dangers. We speak of defense against an assault, protection from the cold. Vindication is a triumphant defense of character and conduct against charges of error or wrong. Compare APOLOGY.
Defense against assault or assailants; in law, defense to an action, from the testimony.
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