Definitions of protection

  1. kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition; "he made trade protection a plank in the party platform" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. defense against financial failure; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. defense against financial failure; financial independence; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. The act of protecting, or the state of being protected; preservation from loss, injury, or annoyance; defense; shelter; as, the weak need protection. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. That which protects or preserves from injury; a defense; a shield; a refuge. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A writing that protects or secures from molestation or arrest; a pass; a safe-conduct; a passport. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. A theory, or a policy, of protecting the producers in a country from foreign competition in the home market by the imposition of such discriminating duties on goods of foreign production as will restrict or prevent their importation; -- opposed to free trade. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. The act of keeping, or state of being kept, in safety; that which keeps safe; defense; shelter; a passport; encouragement of home industry by duties on imported goods, etc.: opposite to free trade. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Act of protecting: state of being protected: preservation: defence: guard: refuge: security: passport. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. The act of protecting; a protected condition; that which protects; a system of duties designed to favor home industries. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. The act of protecting; the state of being protected; that which protects; defence; a writing that protects; a passport; exemption, as from arrest; the presumed encouragement to home industry specially by imposing a duty upon the imported products of foreign nations. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. The act of preserving from evil or injury; shelter; refuge; a passport or other writing given by authority, which exempts or secures from molestation; advantage or favour given to any branch of industry by a government. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for protection

  1. She felt that she had to take poor Herr Rupius under her protection – Bertha Garlan by Arthur Schnitzler
  2. At the same time, it seemed evident that Ellen would be safer under the protection of two grown- up men, than of lads like Arthur and I. It was necessary, however, to wait to arrange provisions for our expedition, and obtain also the advice of Maono on the subject. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston