Synonyms of protect in English:

protect


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verb

1‘I tried to protect him as much as I could’

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