Synonyms of shield


1. shield, protective covering, protective cover, protection

usage: a protective covering or structure

2. shield, buckler, armor, armour

usage: armor carried on the arm to intercept blows

3. carapace, shell, cuticle, shield, scute

usage: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles


1. shield, screen, protect

usage: protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

2. harbor, harbour, shield, hide, conceal

usage: hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him"

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Definition and meaning of shield (Dictionary)