HyperDic: protect

English > 2 senses of the word protect:
VERBcompetitionprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage
competitionprotectuse tariffs to favor domestic industry
protect > pronunciation
Soundsperteh'kt; prahteh'kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > protect: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"
Entailed bychaperone, chaperonAccompany as a chaperone
convoyescort in transit
Narrowerbody guardAccompany and protect from physical harm
charmprotect through supernatural powers or charms / charms
coverprotect or defend (a position in a game / game / game)
coverhold within range of an aimed firearm
coverBe responsible for guarding an opponent in a game / game / game
coverTo take an action to protect against future problems
cover forProvide an excuse or alibi for someone so as to cover up guilt
defend, guard, holdprotect against a challenge or attack / attack / attack
guard, wardwatch over or shield from danger / danger or harm
immunize, immunise(law) grant immunity from prosecution
insuretake out insurance for
keep, preserveMaintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
look outTo protect someone's interests
mothproofprotect from moths
overprotectprotect excessively
safeguardmake safe
shield, screenprotect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surroundSurround with a wall in order to fortify
BroaderdefendBe on the defensive
Spanishamparar, defender, guarecer, preservar, proteger, resguardar
Catalanpreservar, protegir
Adjectivesprotectiveintended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
Nounsprotectionthe activity of protecting someone or something
protectiona covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
protectora person who cares for persons or property
English > protect: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningUse tariffs to favor domestic industry.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
CategorytradeThe commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
Broaderassistact as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function
Adjectivesprotectiveintended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
Nounsprotectionthe imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic / domestic industry against foreign competition

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