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protect 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/prəˈtekt/,
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protected, past participle; protected, past tense; protects, 3rd person singular present; protecting, present participle;
  1. Keep safe from harm or injury
    • - he tried to protect Kelly from the attack
    • - certain vitamins may protect against heart disease
  2. Aim to preserve (a threatened plant or animal species) by legislating against collecting or hunting

  3. Restrict by law access to or development of (land) so as to preserve its natural state
    • - logging is continuing in protected areas in violation of an international agreement
  4. (of an insurance policy) Promise to pay (someone) an agreed amount in the event of loss, injury, fire, theft, or other misfortune
    • - in the event of your death, your family will be protected against any financial problems that may arise
  5. Shield (a domestic industry) from competition by imposing import duties on foreign goods

  6. Restrict access to or use of (data or a memory location)
    • - security products are designed to protect information from unauthorized access
  7. Provide funds to meet (a bill of exchange or commercial draft)


  1. shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"
  2. use tariffs to favor domestic industry
  3. (protected) kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss; "the most protected spot I could find"
  4. protecting(a): shielding (or designed to shield) against harm or discomfort; "the protecting blanket of snow"; "a protecting alibi"
  5. (protection) the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
  6. (protection) 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"
  7. Protect (often capitalized as PROTECT), or The National Association to Protect Children, is a political organization established in 2002 and dedicated to the protection of children from abuse, exploitation and neglect. It is a nonprofit, 501(c)(4) membership association with members in every U. ...
  8. (Protected (film)) Protected is a 1975 documentary film, narrated by Don Brady and Sydney born producer Robert Hughes. The film was directed by Alessandro Cavadini. It was an exposé of the ill-treatment of Aboriginal workers by white men. ...
  9. (Protection (climbing)) To make climbing as safe as possible, most climbers use protection, a term used to describe the equipment used to prevent injury to themselves and others.
  10. (Protection (Donna Summer song)) Protection is a song written by Bruce Springsteen for Donna Summer. It was originally featured on the 1982 Donna Summer album which was produced by Quincy Jones. In 1997 it was also included on One Step Up/Two Steps Back: The Songs Of Bruce Springsteen . ...
  11. (Protection (film)) Protection is a 2001 film directed by John Flynn. In this movie, a former mobster finds himself unable to change his ways.
  12. (Protection (poker)) Protection in poker is a bet made with a strong but vulnerable hand, such as top pair when straight or flush draws are possible. The bet forces opponents with draws to either call with insufficient pot odds, or to fold, both of which are profitable for the betting player. ...
  13. To keep safe; to defend; to guard; to prevent harm coming to
  14. (protected) defended; Having the protected access modifier, indicating that a program element is accessible to subclasses but not to the program in general
  15. (protection) The process of keeping (something or someone) safe; The state of being safe; A contraceptive device; Coverage; Immunity from harm obtained by illegal payments, as bribery or extortion; Restrictions on foreign competitors that limit their ability to compete with domestic producers ...
  16. (Protected) In fire insurance, a risk located in an area protected by a fire department.
  17. (protected) An access modifier associated with a class member. It allows the class itself, sub-classes, and all classes in the same package to access the member.
  18. (protected) A modifier that specifies that only classes in the current package in which the method or variable is defined can call the method. This allows access for objects that are part of the same application, but not to other applications.
  19. The protected keyword is a visibility modifier that can be applied to method and field variables of classes. A protected field is visible only within its class, within subclasses, or within the package of which its class is a part. ...
  20. (PROTECTED) Covered or shielded from something that would destroy or injure.
  21. (PROTECTED) the marking that shows that the information qualifies as PROTECTED information and requires more than basic safeguarding. ...
  22. (Protected) A front row character that is not stunned protects the support row character directly behind him or her. Front row characters are never considered protected.
  23. (Protected) Access restriction that only allows children of a parent class and no other class to read and write its member variables and use its methods
  24. (Protected) Is the same as Private, except that the members of a Protected section are also accessible to descendent types, even if they are implemented in other modules.
  25. (Protected) Same as Private as well as accessed by member of the inherited class