HyperDic: protected

English > 2 senses of the word protected:
ADJECTIVEallprotectedkept safe or defended from danger / danger or injury or loss
allprotected, savedguarded from injury or destruction
protected > pronunciation
Soundsperteh'ktihd; prahteh'ktahd; prahteh'ktihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
abbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > protected: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningKept safe or defended from danger / danger or injury or loss.
Example"the most protected spot I could find"
Narrowerbastioned, fortifiedSecured with bastions or fortifications
battlementedprotected with battlements or parapets with indentations or embrasures for shooting through
burglarproofSecure against burglary
covert(of a wife) being under the protection of her husband
moatedprotected by a deep wide ditch usually filled with water
shielded(used especially of machinery) protected by a shield to prevent injury
snugoffering safety
stormproofprotected against or able to withstand storms
weatherproofable to withstand exposure to weather without damage
See alsoinvulnerableimmune to attack / attack
secureFree from danger or risk
Oppositeunprotectedlacking protection or defense
Spanishprotegido, seguro
English > protected: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningguarded from injury or destruction.
Synonymsaved
BroaderpreservedKept intact or in a particular condition
Spanishprotegido

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