Synonyms for protectionprəˈtɛk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. protection(noun)

    the activity of protecting someone or something

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, security, tribute, trade protection, shelter, protective cover, auspices

  2. protective covering, protective cover, protection(noun)

    a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, protection, tribute, trade protection, security, shelter, protective cover, auspices

  3. security, protection(noun)

    defense against financial failure; financial independence

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, surety, auspices, security system, protection, tribute, trade protection, security measures, certificate, aegis, security measure, security, protective cover, security department, shelter

  4. protection, shelter(noun)

    the condition of being protected

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, security, tribute, trade protection, protection, tax shelter, shelter, protective cover, auspices

  5. auspices, protection, aegis(noun)

    kindly endorsement and guidance

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, protection, tribute, trade protection, egis, security, shelter, protective cover, auspices, breastplate

  6. protection, trade protection(noun)

    the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, security, tribute, trade protection, protection, shelter, protective cover, auspices

  7. protection, tribute(noun)

    payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence

    Synonyms:
    protective covering, aegis, security, tribute, trade protection, protection, shelter, protective cover, auspices, testimonial

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. protection

    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.

    Synonyms:
    apology, bulwark, defense, fortress, guard, justification, rampart, resistance, safeguard, shelter, shield, vindication

    Antonyms:
    abandonment, betrayal, capitulation, desertion, flight, surrender

    Preposition:
    Defense against assault or assailants; in law, defense to an action, from the testimony.

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