Definition of Protectively

1. Adverb. In a protective manner. "He bent protectively over the woman"

Partainyms: Protective



Definition of Protectively

1. Adverb. In a protective manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Protectively

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Protectively

protection course
protectionism
protectionisms
protectionist
protectionists
protections
protective
protective(p)
protective coloration
protective cover
protective covering
protective embankment
protective fold
protective garment
protective tariff
protectively (current term)
protectiveness
protectivity
protector
protectoral
protectorate
protectorates
protectorial
protectories
protectorless
protectors
protectorship
protectorships
protectory
protectour

Literary usage of Protectively

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Projective Geometry by Linneaus Wayland Dowling (1917)
"two forms of the second kind are protectively related and corresponding elements are of like kinds, the forms are said to be collinearly related and the ..."

2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"... WOODCOCK ON NEST A protectively colored bird which, relying on its color to ... protectively ..."

3. Animal Coloration: An Account of the Principal Facts and Theories Relating by Frank Evers Beddard (1892)
"Certain apparently protectively Coloured Animals probably do not owe their Coloration to the Action of Natural Selection. One of the commonest of British ..."

4. An Elementary Course in Synthetic Projective Geometry by Derrick Norman Lehmer (1917)
"Pole and polar protectively related. Another very important theorem comes directly from Fig. 26. As a point A moves along a straight line its polar with ..."

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