Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb shield

2 senses of shield

Sense 1
shield, screen -- (protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm)
       => protect -- (shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain")

Sense 2
harbor, harbour, shield -- (hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him")
       => hide, conceal -- (prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money")

Antonyms of adj shielded

1 sense of shielded

Sense 1
shielded -- ((used especially of machinery) protected by a shield to prevent injury)

INDIRECT (VIA protected) -> unprotected -- (lacking protection or defense)

Similarity of adj shielded

1 sense of shielded

Sense 1
shielded -- ((used especially of machinery) protected by a shield to prevent injury)
       => protected (vs. unprotected) -- (kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss; "the most protected spot I could find")

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