Synonyms of protective in English:

protective

adjective

  • 1 protective clothing
    preservative, protecting, safeguarding, shielding, defensive, safety, precautionary, preventive, preventative
  • 2 he felt protective toward the dog
    solicitous, caring, warm, paternal/maternal, fatherly/motherly, gallant, chivalrous; overprotective, possessive, jealous

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