precaution, safeguard, guard(noun)
a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
"he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"; "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"; "we let our guard down"
a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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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- beskyttelse, beskytte, værn, sikreDanish
- kulkulupa, suojata, suoja, turvataFinnish
- დაცვა, დამცველიGeorgian
- salvaguarda, salvaguardarPortuguese
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