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Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Protection

This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Protection as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

12 January 2021
Last seen in: The Mirror Quick

We found 210 answers for the crossword clue 'Protection', the most recent of which was seen in the The Mirror Quick.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Protection a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Protection as an answer itself some 26 times.

Protection is a single word clue made up of 10 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Mirror Quick' on Wednesday, 23 December 2020 with the answer being SAFETY, but the most popular answer for this clue is AEGIS.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Protection', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Protection' and give you a hint.

  • The imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition; "he made trade protection a plank in the party platform"
  • Kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
  • A covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
  • Payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"
  • The activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
  • Defense against financial failure; financial independence; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"
  • The condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

DEN SURINDER SOBTI
A room that is comfortable and secluded

FIX SURINDER SOBTI
A determination of the place where something is; "he got a good fix on the target"

HUT SURINDER SOBTI
Small crude shelter used as a dwelling

LEE SURINDER SOBTI
United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970)

NET SURINDER SOBTI
A computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange

PAD SURINDER SOBTI
Add details to

PEN SURINDER SOBTI
Female swan

WAD SURINDER SOBTI
A wad of something chewable as tobacco

4 Letters

ARMS SURINDER SOBTI
The official symbols of a family, state, etc.

CARE
The work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"

CAVE SURINDER SOBTI
A geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea

COOP SURINDER SOBTI
An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept

CRIB SURINDER SOBTI
The cards discarded by players at cribbage

DIGS SURINDER SOBTI
Temporary living quarters

DIKE SURINDER SOBTI
A barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

DUES SURINDER SOBTI

EGIS
Armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass

FORT SURINDER SOBTI
A fortified defensive structure

HELP SURINDER SOBTI
The activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"

HIDE SURINDER SOBTI
Body covering of a living animal

HOME SURINDER SOBTI
An institution where people are cared for; "a home for the elderly"

MAIL SURINDER SOBTI
(Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings

MASK SURINDER SOBTI
Activity that tries to conceal something; "no mask could conceal his ignorance"; "they moved in under a mask of friendship"

PORT SURINDER SOBTI
(computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)

RACK SURINDER SOBTI
A rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately

ROCK SURINDER SOBTI
Pitching dangerously to one side

ROOF SURINDER SOBTI
A protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building

SHED SURINDER SOBTI
Cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"

TENT SURINDER SOBTI
A portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek"

TURF SURINDER SOBTI
Range of jurisdiction or influence; "a bureaucracy...chiefly concerned with turf...and protecting the retirement system"

VEIL SURINDER SOBTI
A garment that covers the head and face

WALL SURINDER SOBTI
A layer of material that encloses space; "the walls of the cylinder were perforated"; "the container's walls were blue"

WARD SURINDER SOBTI
A division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)

5 Letters

AEGIS
Kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"

ARMOR
Tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant

BRIBE SURINDER SOBTI
Payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment

CLOAK SURINDER SOBTI
A loose outer garment

CONDO SURINDER SOBTI
One of the dwelling units in a condominium

COVER SURINDER SOBTI
The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

FENCE SURINDER SOBTI
A barrier that serves to enclose an area

GUARD SURINDER SOBTI
A position on a basketball team

HAVEN SURINDER SOBTI
A sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

HEDGE SURINDER SOBTI
Any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change

HOUSE SURINDER SOBTI
Contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"

JOINT SURINDER SOBTI
The shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

ROOST SURINDER SOBTI
A shelter with perches for fowl or other birds

SHADE SURINDER SOBTI
Protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"

TOWER SURINDER SOBTI
A structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building

TRUST SURINDER SOBTI
The trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of others; "the experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity"

WASTE SURINDER SOBTI
Useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"

6 Letters

ANCHOR SURINDER SOBTI
A mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving

ARMOUR
Tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant

ASYLUM SURINDER SOBTI
A shelter from danger or hardship

AWNING SURINDER SOBTI
A canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun

BUMPER SURINDER SOBTI
A glass filled to the brim (especially as a toast); "we quaffed a bumper of ale"

BUTTER SURINDER SOBTI
A fighter who strikes the opponent with his head

CANOPY SURINDER SOBTI
The umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air

CHARGE SURINDER SOBTI
A special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"

CONVOY SURINDER SOBTI
A procession of land vehicles traveling together

CURING SURINDER SOBTI
The process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization; "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue"

ESCORT SURINDER SOBTI
The act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

HARBOR SURINDER SOBTI
A place of refuge and comfort and security

MANTLE SURINDER SOBTI
A sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter

PATENT SURINDER SOBTI
A document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention

PATROL SURINDER SOBTI
The activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

PAYOFF SURINDER SOBTI
Do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"

REFUGE SURINDER SOBTI
A safe place; "He ran to safety"

SAFETY
A device designed to prevent injury or accidents

SAVING SURINDER SOBTI
Recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"

SCREEN SURINDER SOBTI
A protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"

SHADOW SURINDER SOBTI
Something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition at midnight"

SHIELD SURINDER SOBTI
A protective covering or structure

SHROUD SURINDER SOBTI
Burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped

SURETY SURINDER SOBTI
Something clearly established

TRENCH SURINDER SOBTI
Cut a trench in, as for drainage; "ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields"

WEAPON SURINDER SOBTI
Any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"

7 Letters

BACKING SURINDER SOBTI
The act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"

BARRIER SURINDER SOBTI
A structure or object that impedes free movement

BASTION SURINDER SOBTI
Projecting part of a rampart or other fortification

BENEFIT SURINDER SOBTI
Something that aids or promotes well-being; "for the benefit of all"

BULWARK SURINDER SOBTI
A fencelike structure around a deck (usually plural)

CANNING SURINDER SOBTI

CITADEL SURINDER SOBTI
A stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle

CONTROL SURINDER SOBTI
The activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"

CURTAIN SURINDER SOBTI
Hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

CUSHION SURINDER SOBTI
A soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.

CUSTODY SURINDER SOBTI
(with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child; "my fate is in your hands"; "too much power in the president's hands"; "your guests are now in my custody"; "the mother was awarded custody of the children"

DEFENCE
The act of defending someone or something against attack or injury; "a good boxer needs a good defense"; "defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem"

DEFENSE
The act of defending someone or something against attack or injury; "a good boxer needs a good defense"; "defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem"

FILLING SURINDER SOBTI
The act of filling something

FREEDOM SURINDER SOBTI
Immunity from an obligation or duty

HABITAT SURINDER SOBTI
The type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs; "a marine habitat"; "he felt safe on his home grounds"

HIDEOUT SURINDER SOBTI
A hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws

HOUSING SURINDER SOBTI
Stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse

KEEPING SURINDER SOBTI
The act of retaining something

LODGING SURINDER SOBTI
The state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"

PACKING SURINDER SOBTI
The enclosure of something in a package or box

PADDING SURINDER SOBTI
Artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort

PAYMENT SURINDER SOBTI
The act of paying money

RAMPART SURINDER SOBTI
An embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"

REDOUBT SURINDER SOBTI
(military) a temporary or supplementary fortification; typically square or polygonal without flanking defenses

RETREAT SURINDER SOBTI
(military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat; "the disorderly retreat of French troops"

SHELTER
A structure that provides privacy and protection from danger

STORAGE SURINDER SOBTI
Depositing in a warehouse; "they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn"; "my car is in storage"; "publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing"

SUPPORT SURINDER SOBTI
Documentary validation; "his documentation of the results was excellent"; "the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones"

TRIBUTE
Payment by one nation for protection by another

WARFARE SURINDER SOBTI
The waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"

WARRANT SURINDER SOBTI
A writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts

WEAPONS SURINDER SOBTI

WEDDING SURINDER SOBTI
The social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed

8 Letters

ABSORBER SURINDER SOBTI
(physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation

ADVOCACY SURINDER SOBTI
Active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something

ARMAMENT SURINDER SOBTI
The act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war

AUSPICES
Kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"

BASTILLE SURINDER SOBTI
A fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution

BLAKMAIL SURINDER SOBTI

BOUNDARY SURINDER SOBTI
The line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

BUTTRESS SURINDER SOBTI
A support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building

CHEATING SURINDER SOBTI
A deception for profit to yourself

COVERAGE SURINDER SOBTI
The extent to which something is covered; "the dictionary's coverage of standard English is excellent"

COVERING SURINDER SOBTI
The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

DARKNESS SURINDER SOBTI
A swarthy complexion

DEFENSES SURINDER SOBTI

DWELLING SURINDER SOBTI
Housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

ENVELOPE SURINDER SOBTI
The bag containing the gas in a balloon

FORTRESS SURINDER SOBTI
A fortified defensive structure

FREEZING SURINDER SOBTI
The withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid

GARRISON SURINDER SOBTI
A fortified military post where troops are stationed

GUARDIAN SURINDER SOBTI
A person who cares for persons or property

GUARDING SURINDER SOBTI

GUIDANCE SURINDER SOBTI
The act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"

HIDEAWAY SURINDER SOBTI
An area where you can be alone

IMMUNITY SURINDER SOBTI
An act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from prosecution"

PALISADE SURINDER SOBTI
Fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground

PICKLING SURINDER SOBTI

POSITION SURINDER SOBTI
A point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

PRESERVE SURINDER SOBTI
Fruit preserved by cooking with sugar

SAFENESS SURINDER SOBTI
The quality of being safe

SECURITY
Defense against financial failure; financial independence; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"

STOCKADE SURINDER SOBTI
A penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)

STRENGTH SURINDER SOBTI
Capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks"

STUFFING SURINDER SOBTI
Padding put in mattresses and cushions and upholstered furniture

TUTELAGE
Teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)

UMBRELLA SURINDER SOBTI
A formation of military planes maintained over ground operations or targets; "an air umbrella over England"

WARRANTY SURINDER SOBTI
A written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

WEAPONRY SURINDER SOBTI
Weapons considered collectively

9 Letters

ADVANTAGE SURINDER SOBTI
Benefit resulting from some event or action; "it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity"

ALLOWANCE SURINDER SOBTI
The act of allowing; "He objected to the allowance of smoking in the dining room"

APARTMENT SURINDER SOBTI
A suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house

ASSURANCE SURINDER SOBTI
Freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"

AUTHORITY SURINDER SOBTI
The power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state"

BARRICADE SURINDER SOBTI
A barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy; "they stormed the barricade"

CERTAINTY SURINDER SOBTI
Something that is certain; "his victory is a certainty"

COPYRIGHT SURINDER SOBTI
A document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work

EXEMPTION SURINDER SOBTI
An act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from prosecution"

EXTORTION SURINDER SOBTI
Unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority); "the extortion by dishonest officials of fees for performing their sworn duty"

GUARANTEE SURINDER SOBTI
A written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

HARBORAGE SURINDER SOBTI
(nautical) a place of refuge (as for a ship)

HERMITAGE SURINDER SOBTI
The abode of a hermit

HOMEPLATE SURINDER SOBTI
(baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score; "he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"

INDEMNITY SURINDER SOBTI
Legal exemption from liability for damages

INFLUENCE SURINDER SOBTI
Causing something without any direct or apparent effort

INSURANCE SURINDER SOBTI
Written contract or certificate of insurance; "you should have read the small print on your policy"

MUNITIONS SURINDER SOBTI

PARTITION SURINDER SOBTI
A vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)

PATRONAGE SURINDER SOBTI
(politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support

PROTECTOR SURINDER SOBTI
A person who cares for persons or property

PROVISION SURINDER SOBTI
A stipulated condition; "he accepted subject to one provision"

SAFEGUARD SURINDER SOBTI
A precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.; "he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"; "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"; "we let our guard down"

SAFEHOUSE SURINDER SOBTI
A house used as a hiding place or refuge by members of certain organizations

SALVATION SURINDER SOBTI
(theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

SANCTUARY SURINDER SOBTI
A shelter from danger or hardship

STABILITY SURINDER SOBTI
The quality of being enduring and free from change or variation; "early mariners relied on the constancy of the trade winds"

UPHOLDING SURINDER SOBTI

10 Letters

CAMOUFLAGE SURINDER SOBTI
The act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance; "he is a master of disguise"

EMBANKMENT SURINDER SOBTI
A long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection

ESCUTCHEON SURINDER SOBTI
A shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms

FOUNDATION SURINDER SOBTI
The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

HUSBANDING SURINDER SOBTI

OPPOSITION SURINDER SOBTI
The action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; "he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens"; "despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead"

PRECAUTION SURINDER SOBTI
A precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.; "he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"; "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"; "we let our guard down"

PROTECTING SURINDER SOBTI
Shielding (or designed to shield) against harm or discomfort; "the protecting blanket of snow"; "a protecting alibi"

QUARTERAGE SURINDER SOBTI

RESISTANCE SURINDER SOBTI
The action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; "he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens"; "despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead"

RETIREMENT SURINDER SOBTI
Withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; "the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"

SAFEHARBOR SURINDER SOBTI
The target company defends itself by acquiring a company so onerously regulated that it makes the target less attractive; "the acquisition gave the company a safe harbor"

STRONGHOLD SURINDER SOBTI
A strongly fortified defensive structure

11 Letters

CAREFULNESS SURINDER SOBTI
The trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger; "a man of caution"

CONCEALMENT SURINDER SOBTI
A covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"

COUNTENANCE SURINDER SOBTI
The appearance conveyed by a person's face; "a pleasant countenance"; "a stern visage"

HIDINGPLACE SURINDER SOBTI
A place suitable for hiding something (such as yourself)

MAINTENANCE SURINDER SOBTI
Court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated

SAFEKEEPING
The responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping"

SPONSORSHIP SURINDER SOBTI
The act of sponsoring (either officially or financially)

SUPERVISION SURINDER SOBTI
Management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group

12 Letters

CONSERVATION SURINDER SOBTI
The preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources

GUARDIANSHIP SURINDER SOBTI
The responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping"

PERPETUATION SURINDER SOBTI
The act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"

PRESERVATION SURINDER SOBTI
The activity of protecting something from loss or danger

SAFEGUARDING SURINDER SOBTI

13 Letters

ACCOMMODATION SURINDER SOBTI
(physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the natural lens of the eye

ACCOMPANIMENT SURINDER SOBTI
The act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

FORTIFICATION SURINDER SOBTI
The addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of vitamins to food)

PLACEOFSAFETY SURINDER SOBTI

REINFORCEMENT SURINDER SOBTI
A military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; "they called for artillery support"

14 Letters

RESPONSIBILITY SURINDER SOBTI
The social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr

15 Letters

INDEMNIFICATION SURINDER SOBTI
An act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance

PROTECTIVECOVER
A covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"

TRADEPROTECTION
The imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition; "he made trade protection a plank in the party platform"

18 Letters

PROTECTIVECOVERING
A covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"

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