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synonyms for protect

  • assure
  • care for
  • conserve
  • cover
  • cushion
  • defend
  • insulate
  • keep
  • look after
  • preserve
  • safeguard
  • save
  • secure
  • shelter
  • shield
  • support
  • bulwark
  • champion
  • chaperon
  • fend
  • foster
  • harbor
  • hedge
  • screen
  • shade
  • stonewall
  • watch
  • cover all bases
  • cover up
  • give refuge
  • give sanctuary
  • go to bat for
  • keep safe
  • ride shotgun for
  • sentinel
  • shotgun
  • stand guard
  • take under wing
  • watch over
See also synonyms for: overprotect / protected / protecting / unprotected
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antonyms for protect

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  • abandon
  • destroy
  • endanger
  • give up
  • harm
  • hurt
  • ignore
  • injure
  • lay bare
  • let go
  • neglect
  • release
  • squander
  • uncover
  • waste
  • open
  • attack
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They also trap silt and other sediment, protecting it from erosion and building up the shoreline.
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A separate set of challenges comes with trying to protect private homes from wildfire smoke.
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Infecting mice with a weakened strain of yeast not only protected them against more pathogenic yeast but also helped them fight unrelated Staphylococcus aureus bacteria.
‘TRAINED IMMUNITY’ OFFERS HOPE IN FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUSESTHER LANDHUISSEPTEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Potts said she was disliked by some at the state Department of Public Safety for saying Alaska wasn’t doing enough to protect villagers.
THE WOMAN PROPOSITIONED BY ALASKA’S FORMER LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TELLS HER STORY FOR THE FIRST TIMEBY KYLE HOPKINS AND MICHELLE THERIAULT BOOTS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWSSEPTEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
He will restore America’s reputation around the world as an ally in the struggle to protect and expand human rights.
VOTE FOR BIDEN (DUH)KEVIN NAFFSEPTEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
In preclinical tests with rhesus macaques, the vaccine protected against coronavirus infections, researchers reported July 30 in Nature.
HERE’S WHAT PAUSING THE ASTRAZENECA-OXFORD CORONAVIRUS VACCINE TRIAL REALLY MEANSAIMEE CUNNINGHAMSEPTEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In the pockets of affluence of our country, Florida and other places, people are actually thriving in this environment, because they’re protected and because they have access to everything.
WHY JEB BUSH ADMIRES ANDREW YANGNICK FOURIEZOSSEPTEMBER 8, 2020OZY
On the border of Tanzania in northeastern Rwanda, the 433-square-mile park is Central Africa’s largest protected wetland and boasts more than 520 species of birds.
27 EPIC TRIPS TO START PLANNING NOWTHE EDITORSSEPTEMBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The easiest and most effective way to protect the places we love is by voting, as this video by Protect Our Winters and photographer Jimmy Chin reminds us.
IF WE WANT TO PROTECT THE PLACES WE LOVE, WE MUST VOTEOUTSIDE EDITORSSEPTEMBER 7, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Zandvliet previously told me her own children have been vaccinated and she believes they are a critical tool to protect the public health.
VACCINE EXEMPTION DOCTOR ON PROBATION, CAN NO LONGER WRITE EXEMPTIONSWILL HUNTSBERRYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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WORDS RELATED TO PROTECT

  • accouter
  • appoint
  • array
  • deck
  • equalize
  • fortify
  • furnish
  • gear
  • gird
  • guard
  • heel
  • heel up
  • issue
  • load
  • load up
  • lug iron
  • make ready
  • mobilize
  • outfit
  • pack
  • pack a rod
  • prepare
  • prime
  • protect
  • provide
  • rig
  • rod up
  • strengthen
  • supply
  • tote
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.