Synonyms of shield in English:

shield


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See Spanish definition of escudo

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