Synonyms of shield in English:

shield


See definition of shield

noun

1‘using his shield to fend off blows’

SYNONYMS

buckler, target

hielaman

escutcheon

aegis

archaic targe

2‘a protective coating of grease provides a shield against abrasive dirt’

SYNONYMS

protection, guard, defence, cover, screen, shade, safety, security, shelter, safeguard, support, bulwark, protector


verb

1‘he pulled his cap lower to shield his eyes from the glare’

SYNONYMS

protect, keep safe, cover, screen, shade, keep from harm, afford protection to, provide protection for, save, safeguard, wrap, preserve, conserve, defend, cushion, secure, guard, inoculate, insulate

ANTONYMS

expose, endanger