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Wordnet 3.0


1. kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss;
- Example: "the most protected spot I could find"

2. guarded from injury or destruction;
[syn: protected, saved]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Protect \Pro*tect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Protected; p. pr. & vb. n. Protecting.] [L. protectus, p. p. of protegere, literally, to cover in front; pro before + tegere to cover. See Tegument.] To cover or shield from danger or injury; to defend; to guard; to preserve in safety; as, a father protects his children. [1913 Webster] The gods of Greece protect you! --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: To guard; shield; preserve. See Defend. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

protected adj 1: kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss; "the most protected spot I could find" [ant: unprotected] 2: guarded from injury or destruction [syn: protected, saved]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

34 Moby Thesaurus words for "protected": armed, cloaked, conserved, copyrighted, covered, defended, guarded, immune, immunized, insured, intact, invulnerable, kept, patented, policed, preserved, safe, safe and sound, safeguarded, saved, screened, secure, sheltered, shielded, spared, undamaged, unharmed, unhurt, unscathed, unspoiled, untainted, unthreatened, untouched, well-conserved