Translation of "protect" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /prəˈtekt/ us /prəˈtekt/

B1 to keep someone or something safe from something dangerous or bad

It’s important to protect / your skin from the sun.

(Translation of “protect” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /prəˈtekt/

to guard or defend from danger; to keep safe

proteger, amparar
She protected the children from every danger
Which type of helmet protects the head best?
He wore a fur jacket to protect himself against the cold.
protected adjective

(of certain animals or birds) protected by law from being shot etc

a protected species.
protection /-ʃən/ noun

the act of protecting or state of being protected

He ran to his mother for protection
This type of lock gives extra protection against burglary.

something that protects

The trees were a good protection against the wind.
protective /-tiv/ adjective

giving, or intended to give, protection

protector, de protección
protective clothing/glasses.
protector noun

ear/eye protectors.

(Translation of “protect” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)