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Synonyms for shielding

verb protect
  • conceal
  • cover
  • defend
  • safeguard
  • shelter
  • ward off
  • bulwark
  • chamber
  • fend
  • guard
  • harbor
  • haven
  • house
  • roof
  • screen
  • secure
  • shotgun
  • stonewall
  • cover all bases
  • cover up
  • give cover
  • give shelter
  • go to bat for
  • ride shotgun
  • take under one's wing

Antonyms for shielding

  • abandon
  • lay bare
  • reveal
  • uncover
  • disregard
  • ignore
  • endanger
  • open
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to shielding

overprotective

adjective. unduly protective
  • conscientious
  • finicky
  • fussy
  • grandmotherly
  • mollycoddling
  • nannyish
  • patronizing
  • protecting
  • protective
  • punctilious
  • restrictive
  • scrupulous
  • shielding
  • squeamish
  • vigilant

protective

adjective. guarding, securing

supporting

adjective. upholding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.