Protector vs Encrypter - What's the difference?

protector | encrypter |


As nouns the difference between protector and encrypter

is that protector is someone who protects or guards, by assignment or on their own initiative while encrypter is a thing, such as an algorithm, a program, or a device, that encrypts.

protector

English

Alternative forms

* protectour (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Someone who protects or guards, by assignment or on their own initiative.
  • A device or mechanism which is designed to protect.
  • One who prevents interference.
  • A state or other subject under international law, exercising a protectorate over another subject in international law.
  • * Jon Huntsman, Jr.
  • I stand before you in the spirit of pure public service — not as a protector of the status quo, but as an agent of change.
  • (UK, historical) One having the care of the kingdom during the king's minority; a regent.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (Roman Catholic) A cardinal, from one of the more considerable Roman Catholic nations, who looks after the interests of his people at Rome; also, a cardinal who has the same relation to a college, religious order, etc.
  • Synonyms

    * guard * sentry

    encrypter

    English

    Alternative forms

    * encryptor

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A thing, such as an algorithm, a program, or a device, that encrypts.
  • Antonyms

    * (thing that encrypts) decrypter