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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·tect /prəˈtɛkt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·tect v. t. [imp. & p. p. Protected; p. pr. & vb. n. Protecting.]  To cover or shield from danger or injury; to defend; to guard; to preserve in safety; as, a father protects his children.
    The gods of Greece protect you!   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To guard; shield; preserve. See Defend.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage;
           "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"
      2: use tariffs to favor domestic industry