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synonyms for protecting

  • opposing
  • averting
  • conservative
  • foiling
  • forestalling
  • preservative
  • preventive
  • thwarting
  • arresting
  • balking
  • checking
  • coping with
  • defending
  • frustrating
  • guarding
  • in opposition
  • interrupting
  • resistive
  • safeguarding
  • uptight
  • warding off
  • withstanding
  • careful
  • defensive
  • jealous
  • possessive
  • vigilant
  • warm
  • watchful
  • conservational
  • conservative
  • covering
  • custodial
  • emergency
  • guardian
  • preservative
  • safeguarding
  • sheltering
  • shielding
  • covering
  • cushioning
  • lining
  • padding
  • caulking
  • furring
  • packing
  • cording
  • defending
  • isolating
  • neutralizing
  • surrounding

antonyms for protecting

MOST RELEVANT
  • unwary
  • unwatchful
      • careless
      • inattentive
      • negligent
      • attacking
      • harmful
      • hurtful
      • injurious
      • threatening
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                  How to use protecting in a sentence

                  Her black eyelashes were long, and under their protecting shadow she swept a glance at the card above the young man's plate.
                  ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
                  Yet it is liable for ordinary negligence in protecting passengers from loss by theft.
                  PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
                  This, while protecting the dress perfectly, can be taken off at a moment's notice if callers are announced.
                  THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
                  It may be considered as the continuation of the lease, and thereby protecting all the interests created under it.
                  PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
                  Unlike Pompeii, it was not covered by protecting ashes, but laid openly exposed to the weather.
                  A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
                  He displayed great courage and address in protecting the colony from incursions of the Spaniards.
                  THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
                  It was not far from the shadow of the cabin to the protecting darkness of the shanty and Gale covered it quickly.
                  THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
                  The rewards of protecting the lawful trade were likely to be comparatively small.
                  THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
                  Susan, who had shrunk beneath Jaffery's protecting shadow, crept forward fascinated.
                  JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
                  Oh, no, Andre had not yet the right to bring out from its protecting case the portrait of his little friend.
                  THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
                  SYNONYM OF THE DAY
                  OCTOBER 26, 1985
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                  capacitor

                  WORDS RELATED TO PROTECTING

                  • conserving
                  • management
                  • preservation
                  • preserving
                  • protecting
                  • protection
                  • safeguarding
                  • caulking
                  • cording
                  • covering
                  • cushioning
                  • defending
                  • furring
                  • isolating
                  • lining
                  • neutralizing
                  • packing
                  • padding
                  • protecting
                  • surrounding
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