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Definition of 'shield'


  1. a protective covering or structure
  2. armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
       Synonyms: buckler
  3. hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
       Synonyms: carapace shell cuticle


  1. protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
       Synonyms: screen
  2. hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him"
       Synonyms: harbor harbour

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