protect(redirected from protect the plate)
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protectverb arm, armor, attend, barricade, bulwark, care for, champion, chaperone, cherish, conduct, conserve, convoy, cover, cushion, custodire, defend, escort, fight for, flank, fortify, foster, garrison, guard, harbor, haven, house, immunize, inoculate, insulate, keep, look after, maintain, mount guard, nurse, patrol, patronize, preserve, safeguard, save, screen, seclude, secure, shade, sheathe, shelter, shepherd, shield, shroud, shutter, sponsor, support, sustain, take care of, treasure, tutari, veil, ward, watch over
Associated concepts: self-defense
See also: assist, care, conceal, conserve, cover, defend, ensconce, enshroud, ensure, envelop, foster, guard, harbor, hedge, keep, maintain, patrol, police, preserve, prolong, regard, rescue, save, screen, shelter, shroud, side, sponsor, support, sustain, uphold