Synonyms of protect in English:

protect


See definition of protect

verb

1‘the men fought hand-to-hand to protect their women and children’

SYNONYMS

keep safe, keep from harm, save, safeguard, shield, preserve, defend, cushion, shelter, screen, secure, fortify, guard, mount guard on, stand guard on

watch over, look after, take care of, care for, tend, keep, mind, afford protection to, harbour, house, hedge, inoculate, insulate

ANTONYMS

expose, neglect, attack, harm