AskDefine | Define protected

Dictionary Definition

protected adj
1 kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss; "the most protected spot I could find" [syn: secure] [ant: unprotected]
2 guarded from injury or destruction [syn: saved]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. defended.


Derived terms


  • German: geschützt
  • Romanian: protejat


  1. past of protect

Extensive Definition

The word protection refers to anything that helps ward off some threat; the preservation from injury or harm; money paid for a guarantee against threatened violence.
Protection may also refer to:
protected in German: Schutz
protected in Spanish: Protección
protected in French: Protection (homonymie)
protected in Japanese: 保護
protected in Polish: Protection (ujednoznacznienie)
protected in Simple English: Protection
protected in Swedish: Beskydd
protected in Russian: защита

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