aegis - definitions and synonyms

aegis noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : kindly endorsement and guidance

    Example Sentenses:

    • the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council

    Synonyms:

    auspices / protection
  2. English Meaning: 

    : armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass

    Synonyms:

    breastplate / egis