tribute, protection
n. payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"
trade protection, protection
n. 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"
aegis, protection, auspices
n. kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
protective cover, protective covering, protection
n. a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
protection, security
n. 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"
shelter, protection
n. the condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
n. [preservation from injury or harm]
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n. the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
guardianship, tutelage, charge, care
n. attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
n. aiding the cause or policy or interests of; "the president no longer has the support of his own party"; "they developed a scheme of mutual support"
n. a competition at which a champion is chosen
protagonism, advocacy
n. active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something
n. the act of sponsoring (either officially or financially)
prophylactic, preventative, preventive
n. remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease; "the doctor recommended several preventatives"
n. a gear position that acts as a parking brake; "the put the car in park and got out"
n. device or stratagem for concealment or deceit
n. a loose outer garment
safety device, safety, guard
n. a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
n. a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
smoke screen, smokescreen
n. an action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure; "requesting new powers of surveillance is just a smokescreen to hide their failures"
n. a deposit of personal property as security for a debt; "his saxophone was in pledge"
n. the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions; "insure the safety of the children"; "the reciprocal of safety is risk"
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