Definitions For Protective


  • (usually followed by of') solicitously caring or mindful
  • Showing care


  • Intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind


  • To keep (someone or something) from being harmed, lost, etc.
  • To save (someone) from financial loss caused by fire, injury, damage, etc.
  • To try to stop opponents from scoring at (your goal)

Is Protective a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Protective is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Protective in a Sentence

  • He had no raincoat to protect himself from the rain.
  • She keeps her jewelry protected in a safe.
  • You have to protect your business against fraud.

Antonyms for Protective

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