Definition of Protection


  • payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence
    "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"
  • the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition
    "he made trade protection a plank in the party platform"
    - trade protection
  • kindly endorsement and guidance
    "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
  • the condition of being protected
    "they were huddled together for protection"
    "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
  • defense against financial failure
    financial independence
    "his pension gave him security in his old age"
    "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"
  • a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    "they had no protection from the fallout"
    "wax provided protection for the floors"
    - protective covering - protective cover
  • the activity of protecting someone or something
    "the witnesses demanded police protection"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Protection

  • Scrabble® score of the protection (14)
  • Word Chums® score of the protection (19)
  • Words With Friends® score of the protection (17)

Unscramble protection

456 unscramble word found using the letters protection.

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