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Definition of Protect


  1. To cover or shield from danger or injury; to defend; to guard; to preserve in safety; as, a father protects his children.

Protect Quotations

Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
Ronald Reagan

You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don't enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons. It's not the law-abiding citizens, it's not the person who uses it as a hobby.
Michael Steele

The death penalty issue is obviously a divisive one. But whether one is for or against, you can not deny the basic illogic - if we know the system is flawed, if we know there are innocent people on Death Row, then until the system is reformed, should we not abandon the death penalty to protect those who are innocent?
Richard LaGravenese

My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.
Sidney Sheldon

Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).
Ayn Rand
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Protect Translations

protect in Danish is beskytte
protect in Dutch is behoeden, beschermen
protect in Finnish is suojella, suojata
protect in Italian is riparare, proteggere, proteggere
protect in Latin is contego, tego texi tectum, vindico, defendo, servo
protect in Portuguese is proteja, proteger
protect in Spanish is amparar, patrocinar
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