Definition Of protect


keep safe from harm or injury.

he tried to protect Kelly from the attack

Example Of protect

  • protect the children from harm

  • A new structure of tariffs on imports is designed to further protect Russian industries from foreign competition.

  • A number of acute-phase reactants protect against tissue injury in response to heat stress.

  • An attempt to protect domestic industry can do nothing to change this reality.

  • As for the wild yak, all that shooting over the years has decimated its numbers so that the wild animals are now a protected species with their own nature preserve.

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