protected

Definitions of protected
  1. adjective
    kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss
    “the most protected spot I could find”
    Synonyms:
    bastioned, fortified
    secured with bastions or fortifications
    battlemented
    protected with battlements or parapets with indentations or embrasures for shooting through
    burglarproof
    secure against burglary
    covert
    (of a wife) being under the protection of her husband
    moated
    protected by a deep wide ditch usually filled with water
    shielded
    (used especially of machinery) protected by a shield to prevent injury
    snug
    offering safety; well protected or concealed
    stormproof
    protected against or able to withstand storms
    weatherproof
    able to withstand exposure to weather without damage
    secure
    free from danger or risk
    invulnerable
    immune to attack; impregnable
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    Antonyms:
    unprotected
    lacking protection or defense
    exposed, open
    with no protection or shield
    defenseless, naked
    having no protecting or concealing cover
    unshielded
    (used especially of machinery) not protected by a shield
    insecure, unsafe
    lacking in security or safety
    susceptible
    (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of
    vulnerable
    susceptible to attack
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  2. adjective
    guarded from injury or destruction
    synonyms: saved
    preserved
    kept intact or in a particular condition
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