Meaning of PROTECT in English
(~s, ~ing, ~ed)
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
To ~ someone or something means to prevent them from being harmed or damaged.
So, what can women do to ~ themselves from heart disease?...
The government is committed to ~ing the interests of tenants.
VERB: V n from/against n, V n, also V against n
If an insurance policy ~s you against an event such as death, injury, fire, or theft, the insurance company will give you or your family money if that event happens.
Many manufacturers have policies to ~ themselves against blackmailers.
VERB: V n against n, also V against n
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012