What does protector mean?

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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

    Etymology: [L.: cf. F. protecteur.]

  2. Protector(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L.: cf. F. protecteur.]

  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

    Etymology: [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.

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  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. Jurnee Thompson:

    I don't want this just to be washed away. I want Jurnee's legacy to live on. Jurnee was a lover, a protector, a fighter.

  2. Nasser Al Qasabi:

    God is my protector. I'm an artist, and the artist's essential role is to reveal society's challenges even if he pays a price, warning the people about ISIS is the true jihad, because we're fighting them with art not war.

  3. Morgan Howell Moylan:

    Riley Howell did such a heroic thing, it was absolutely no surprise. In fact, I have four children who so look up to Riley Howell. Every one of them said,' Of course, Riley Howell was the hero -- 100 % of course Riley Howell'd run toward the shooter.' Riley Howell was everybody's protector. You felt safe when you were with Riley Howell.

  4. Lawrence Goldstone:

    If you look at the history of this country from Supreme Court until now, for almost our entire history it has been conservative, it has been a protector of a certain status quo. It has certainly been protective of white rule.

  5. Morgan Howell Moylan:

    Riley Howell did such a heroic thing, riley Howell was everybody's protector. You felt safe when you were with Riley Howell.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. askant
    • B. bristly
    • C. bonzer
    • D. motile

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