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Meaning of PROTECT

Pronunciation:  pru'tekt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"
  2. [v]  use tariffs to favor domestic industry, in international trade

PROTECT is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: assist, body guard, charm, cover, defend, fence, fence in, guard, hold, immunise, immunize, insure, keep, look out, mothproof, overprotect, palisade, preserve, safeguard, screen, shield, surround, wall, ward



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pro*tect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Protected}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Protecting}.] [L. protectus, p. p. of protegere,
literally, to cover in front; pro before + tegere to cover.
See {Tegument}.]
To cover or shield from danger or injury; to defend; to
guard; to preserve in safety; as, a father protects his

      The gods of Greece protect you!          --Shak.

Syn: To guard; shield; preserve. See {Defend}.