What is another word for protections?

Pronunciation: [pɹətˈɛkʃənz] (IPA)

The term "protections" refers to measures that are taken to ensure safety and security. There are several synonyms or other words that can be used to describe these measures. One synonym is "safeguards," which suggests something that is put in place to prevent harm or damage. Another word that is often used in the same context is "security," which refers to measures taken to protect against theft, vandalism, or other types of crime. Other synonyms include "precautions," which refers to actions taken to prevent a potential danger, and "defenses," which suggests a more active stance against potential threats. Overall, these different words all express the idea of taking steps to protect and secure something or someone.

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Usage examples for Protections

Simply this: it has convinced me that you are clearing your position of some popular protections which still surrounded it.
"Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2"
Robert Ornsby
But not satisfied with all their protections of armour and camouflage, they actually, when hard-pressed by an enemy, feign death, like an opossum!
"The Human Side of Animals"
Royal Dixon
Prynne, in his True and Perfect Narrative, bitterly denounced Cromwell in "that Sir Kenelme Digby was his particular favourite, and lodged at Whitehall; that Maurice Conry, Provincial of the Franciscans in England, and other priests, had his protections under hand and seal."
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened"
Kenelm Digby

Famous quotes with Protections

  • Were this not Texas, were there not a state where there were no protections at all and where the law was clear on that, I think CBS and Mary Mapes and Dan Rather and all of us had a very good chance of winning. So this is an ongoing battle about an issue of principle.
    Floyd Abrams
  • Having yet another vote on refinery legislation that uses high oil prices as an excuse to weaken environmental protections and to give more legislative gifts to the oil industry is misguided in the extreme.
    Sherwood Boehlert
  • It is amazing to think after all that has happened in this country in the last few years, the last few decades, that so many people have this blind faith that government is our friend and therefore, so we don't need protections against it.
    James Bovard
  • Now is not the time to give greater protections to pharmaceutical companies that put unsafe drugs like Vioxx on the market. Such protections have nothing to do with the liability insurance crisis facing doctors and should be stripped from this bill.
    Dennis Cardoza
  • I'm for anything that lets people come here to work legally. There are more protections for workers who are here legally than for those who are not. It's also safer for the workers and employers have a more consistent pool of workers.
    Larry Craig

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