2. A gun, knife, or other weapon
3. A form of extortion whereupon the victim agrees to pay his 'protector' not to beat or otherwise harm him. Old school organized crime scam.
4. Clemency from authorities via political or other connections.
2. I ain't goin out after dark in this hood without protection.
3. Vinnie hit up the shopkeep for his protection money.
4. "Fuck you, man. I can sell this crack all I want. I got protection."
2) P.R.O.T.E.C.T.I.O.N. Personal Renegade Of The Expressive Condition To Influence Obvious Negativity.
2. "He went all Protection on those forums."
3. "I like him because hes a Protection."