As nouns the difference between vindicator and protector
is that vindicator
is a person who vindicates while protector
is someone who protects or guards, by assignment or on their own initiative.
a person who vindicates
* protectour (obsolete)
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.
(UK, historical) One having the care of the kingdom during the king's minority; a regent.
- 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.
(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.