Synonyms of protective in English:

protective


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adjective

1‘firefighters wear special protective clothing’

SYNONYMS

preservative, protecting, safeguarding, shielding, defensive, safety, precautionary, preventive, preventative, covering

waterproof, fireproof, heatproof, insulating

shatterproof, toughened, armoured

2‘he felt protective towards the girl’

SYNONYMS

solicitous, caring, mindful, careful, wary, watchful, vigilant, warm, maternal, paternal, fatherly, motherly, gallant, chivalrous

overprotective, possessive, jealous, clinging