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synonyms for protecting

  • 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
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antonyms for protecting

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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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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
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WORDS RELATED TO PROTECTING

  • conserving
  • management
  • preservation
  • preserving
  • protecting
  • protection
  • safeguarding
  • arresting
  • averting
  • balking
  • checking
  • conservative
  • coping with
  • defending
  • frustrating
  • guarding
  • in opposition
  • interrupting
  • opposing
  • preservative
  • preventive
  • protecting
  • resistive
  • safeguarding
  • thwarting
  • uptight
  • warding off
  • withstanding
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