Protective (Crossword clue)

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We found 23 answers for “Protective” .

This page shows answers to the clue Protective, followed by 7 definitions like “Affording protection”, “Tending to protect.” and “Defensive (def. 4)”. Synonyms for Protective are for example defending, defensive and protecting. More synonyms can be found below the puzzle answers.

TUTELAR
FATHERLY
MOTHERLY
TUTELARY
CUSTODIAL
CONSERVING
PRESERVING
PROTECTING
ANTIFOULING
PRESERVATIVE
ANTIFERTILITY
OVERPROTECTIVE

Definitions of “Protective”
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• Defensive (def. 4)
• Something that looks after you
• Intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
• An agent that affords defense against a deleterious influence
• Having the quality or function of protecting: a protective covering
• Of, pertaining to, or designed to favor protectionism: protective tariffs
• (pro-tek´tiv) providing defense against harmful influences. an agent that does this
• (L. protegere to cover over) an agent that affords defense against a deleterious influence

Synonyms of “Protective”
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defending, defensive and shielding.


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