protector Definition

  • 1a person or thing that protects someone or something
  • 2a device or mechanism designed to prevent injury or damage

Using protector: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "protector" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The bodyguard acted as a protector for the celebrity.

  • Example

    The screen protector prevented the phone from cracking when it fell.

  • Example

    The vaccine acts as a protector against the virus.

protector Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for protector

Phrases with protector

  • a title given to the British monarch, who is considered the ultimate defender of the country and its people


    The Protector of the Realm is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the nation.

  • a state that is controlled and protected by another state


    The island nation became a protectorate of the larger neighboring country.

  • a device or mechanism designed to prevent children from accessing dangerous items or areas


    The child protector on the medicine cabinet prevented the toddler from accidentally ingesting harmful pills.


Summary: protector in Brief

A 'protector' [prəˈtɛktər] is a person or thing that provides protection against harm or damage. It can refer to a person acting as a bodyguard or guardian, or to a device or mechanism designed to prevent injury or damage. Examples include a bodyguard protecting a celebrity, a screen protector preventing phone damage, and a vaccine acting as a protector against a virus.

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