Synonyms for shield

Synonyms for (noun) shield

Synonyms: carapace, shell, shield, cuticle

Definition: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

Similar words: scute

Definition: large bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake

Synonyms: shield, buckler

Definition: armor carried on the arm to intercept blows

Similar words: armor, armour

Definition: protective covering made of metal and used in combat

Synonyms: shield

Definition: a protective covering or structure

Similar words: protection, protective cover, protective covering

Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors

Synonyms for (verb) shield

Synonyms: shield, screen

Definition: protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

Similar words: protect

Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage

Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: shield, harbor, harbour

Definition: hold back a thought or feeling about

Usage: She is harboring a grudge against him

Similar words: hide, conceal

Definition: prevent from being seen or discovered

Usage: Muslim women hide their faces; hide the money

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