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noun as in conservancy

noun as in insulation

noun as in patrol

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Example Sentences

The CDA was passed not in the name of censorship but in the name of protecting children from stumbling across sexual material.

Unfortunately, this is more about protecting the legacy of a ‘great man.’

In the name of protecting passengers, however, tourists in Las Vegas are unable to take advantage of this service.

“We were part of the unit protecting gas and oil depots outside of Kirkuk,” Rashid says.

The NFL cares about only one thing: protecting the 32 franchise owners.

Her black eyelashes were long, and under their protecting shadow she swept a glance at the card above the young man's plate.

Yet it is liable for ordinary negligence in protecting passengers from loss by theft.

This, while protecting the dress perfectly, can be taken off at a moment's notice if callers are announced.

It may be considered as the continuation of the lease, and thereby protecting all the interests created under it.

Unlike Pompeii, it was not covered by protecting ashes, but laid openly exposed to the weather.


On this page you'll find 440 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to protecting, such as: opposing, averting, conservative, foiling, forestalling, and preservative.

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