What does Protector mean?

Definitions for Protector
prəˈtɛk tərPro·tec·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defender, guardian, protector, shielder(noun)

    a person who cares for persons or property


  1. protector(Noun)

    Someone who protects or guards, by assignment or on his own initiative.

  2. protector(Noun)

    A device or mechanism which is designed to protect.

  3. protector(Noun)

    One who prevents interference.

  4. protector(Noun)

    A state or other subject under international law, exercising a protectorate over another subject in international law.

    I stand before you in the spirit of pure public service uE000164860uE001 not as a protector of the status quo, but as an agent of change. uE000164861uE001Jon Huntsman, Jr.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Protector(noun)

    one who, or that which, defends or shields from injury, evil, oppression, etc.; a defender; a guardian; a patron

  2. Protector(noun)

    one having the care of the kingdom during the king's minority; a regent

  3. Protector(noun)

    a cardinal, from one of the more considerable Roman Catholic nations, who looks after the interests of his people at Rome; also, a cardinal who has the same relation to a college, religious order, etc

  4. Origin: [L.: cf. F. protecteur.]


  1. Protector

    Protector, sometimes spelled protecter, is used as a title or part of various historical titles of heads of state and others in authority. The word literally means one who protects.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Protector in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Protector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Protector in a Sentence

  1. Matt Angle:

    The Department of Justice has completed the conversion from a vote protector to a vote suppressor.

  2. Pope Francis on Saturday:

    Although it is a symbol of life, the female body is unfortunately not rarely attacked and disfigured, even by those who should be its protector and life companion.

  3. Austin Tice:

    He loved being the big brother – the protector of his sisters and the adviser to his younger brothers, he very much wanted people to reach into themselves to be the best they could be.

  4. Plato:

    The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs when he first appears he is a protector.

  5. Ronald Tate:

    My heart has been ripped out of my chest, and torn into a million pieces, gotta get down to MS where my daughter is. She's absolutely devastated. He was clearly her protector, and friend.

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