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protect meaning

EN[pɹəˈtɛkt] [-ɛkt]
US
WProtect
  • Protect may refer to:
  • Protect: A Benefit for the National Association to Protect Children, a 2005 punk album
  • Protect (political organization), an American political advocacy group
  • PROTECT Act of 2003, an American law
  • Protect Software, a German company
  • In safety and technology:
  • A way of encapsulation in object-oriented programming
  • Dust resistant
  • Fire resistant
  • Rot-proof
  • Rustproof
  • Thermal resistant
  • Impact resistant
  • Waterproof

    Definition of protect in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGprotectsPRprotectingPT, PPprotectedPREprot-
    1. To keep safe; to defend; to guard; to prevent harm coming to.
      1. But was it responsible governance to pass the Longitude Act without other efforts to protect British seamen? Or might it have been subterfuge—a disingenuous attempt to shift attention away from the realities of their life at sea.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Compared with vehicle-treated controls, rapamycin protected against the tau-induced neuronal loss, synaptotoxicity, reactive microgliosis and astrogliosis, and activation of innate neuroimmunity.
      • After a while, he let go of my hand in order to protect his own face from being whiplashed by the low branches.
      • The program tried to write to privileged memory, so it was flagged with a protect violate error.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
    Related Links:
    1. en protection
    2. fr protection
    3. en protected
    4. en protecting
    5. en protector
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