Meaning of PROTECT in English

PROTECT

v. 1 defend, guard, safeguard, keep safe, shield, cover, screen Company rules require the wearing of safety goggles to protect the eyes when operating any machine 2 care for, preserve, keep, shelter, watch over, safeguard, take care of, conserve, take under one's wing, foster, nurture, tend, mind The best way of protecting wildlife is to conserve natural habitats

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.