Appearance
Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for protective?

Need synonyms for protective? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Intended to protect someone or something
“The windows had a protective covering on them so no one could see in the house but the inhabitants could see out.”
Adjective
Made or done so as to deter an anticipated unpleasant situation
“One could make a similar argument with respect to cities taking protective measures against bioterrorism.”
Adjective
Having or showing a caring instinct to protect someone
more ❯
“A boy needs a protective father to save him from himself and others.”
Adjective
Jealously or possessively protective of someone
“That protective boyfriend of yours isn't letting you out of his sight, is he?”
Adjective
Careful or wary in one's actions
more ❯
“It can take a very short time for anyone who isn't careful and protective with their money to be swindled out of thousands.”
Adjective
Designed to prevent or protect against illness or disease
Adjective
Shielded and protected from harm, damage or danger
Adjective
Excessively controlling, overprotective, or traditional in a male-dominant manner
Adjective
Gentlemanly or respectful in conduct
more ❯
Adjective
Supportive or protective of domestic interests
Noun
A flexible sleeve worn for protection during coitus
Noun
A measure taken in advance to prevent something dangerous, unpleasant, or inconvenient from happening
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
10-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2024