What does Protecting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. protecting(a)adjective

    shielding (or designed to shield) against harm or discomfort

    "the protecting blanket of snow"; "a protecting alibi"


  1. protecting

    Protecting refers to the act of keeping someone or something safe from harm, damage, loss, or any form of danger. It involves taking necessary measures or precautions to prevent or reduce the risk of adverse events. This action can also pertain to conserving or preserving certain rights, privileges, or the welfare of individuals, groups, or environmental elements.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Protecting

    of Protect

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Protecting in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Protecting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Protecting in a Sentence

  1. Phil Berger:

    Protecting the safety and privacy of North Carolina families by keeping grown men out of bathrooms, shower facilities and changing rooms with women and young girls has always been our primary objective.

  2. Elizabeth Johnston:

    This has nothing to do with homophobia, this is about parents protecting their children from perversion.

  3. An FCPS spokesperson:

    The order also requires the two residents to take down internet postings that contain the protected information. The ruling came after the school system learned that certain personal, sensitive and legally protected information was inadvertently released in response to a FOIA request.We deeply regret that this error occurred, and we continue to pursue the matter because we are doing everything we can to mitigate the impact on students and employees. FCPS tries its hardest every day to do the right thing, including protecting the privacy of students and employees.

  4. Scott Walker:

    No, because Obamacare is awful, we can protect preexisting conditions in this state without protecting Obamacare.

  5. Facebook Inc:

    The preliminary report's near-exclusive focus on protecting certain publishers from disruption and competition is at odds with the ACCC's mandate to promote competition.

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