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Synonyms for guard
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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. guardnoun

    Synonyms:
    fender

  2. guardnoun

    A part of a machine which blocks access to dangerous parts.

    The motorcycle mechanic removed the damaged chain guard.

    Synonyms:
    protection

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. guard

    The weak may speak or act in defense of the strong; none but the powerful can assure others of protection. A defense is ordinarily against actual attack; protection is against possible as well as actual dangers. We speak of defense against an assault, protection from the cold. Vindication is a triumphant defense of character and conduct against charges of error or wrong. Compare APOLOGY.

    Synonyms:
    apology, bulwark, defense, fortress, justification, protection, rampart, resistance, safeguard, shelter, shield, vindication

    Antonyms:
    abandonment, betrayal, capitulation, desertion, flight, surrender

    Preposition:
    Defense against assault or assailants; in law, defense to an action, from the testimony.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. guardnoun

    a person who keeps watch over something or someone

    Synonyms:
    guard duty, safety, sentry go, safeguard, precaution, safety device, sentry duty

  2. guardnoun

    the person who plays that position on a football team

    "the left guard was injured on the play"

    Synonyms:
    guard duty, safety, sentry go, safeguard, precaution, safety device, sentry duty

  3. guard, safety, safety devicenoun

    a device designed to prevent injury or accidents

    Synonyms:
    prophylactic, sentry go, condom, guard duty, safety, precaution, safe, safeguard, sentry duty, refuge, rubber, base hit, safety device

  4. guardnoun

    a posture of defence in boxing or fencing

    "keep your guard up"

    Synonyms:
    guard duty, safety, sentry go, safeguard, precaution, safety device, sentry duty

  5. guardnoun

    the person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team

    Synonyms:
    guard duty, safety, sentry go, safeguard, precaution, safety device, sentry duty

  6. guardnoun

    a military unit serving to protect some place or person

    Synonyms:
    guard duty, safety, sentry go, safeguard, precaution, safety device, sentry duty

  7. precaution, safeguard, guardnoun

    a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.

    "he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"; "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"; "we let our guard down"

    Synonyms:
    guard duty, safety, precaution, care, caution, safeguard, sentry duty, forethought, sentry go, safe-conduct, safety device

  8. guard duty, guard, sentry duty, sentry gonoun

    the duty of serving as a sentry

    "he was on guard that night"

    Synonyms:
    guard duty, safety, precaution, safeguard, sentry duty, sentry go, safety device

  9. guardnoun

    (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

    "guards must be good blockers"

    Synonyms:
    guard duty, safety, sentry go, safeguard, precaution, safety device, sentry duty

  10. guardverb

    a position on a basketball team

    Synonyms:
    guard duty, safety, sentry go, safeguard, precaution, safety device, sentry duty

  11. guardverb

    to keep watch over

    "there would be men guarding the horses"

    Synonyms:
    ward, defend, hold

  12. guard, wardverb

    watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect

    "guard my possessions while I'm away"

    Synonyms:
    ward, defend, hold

  13. defend, guard, holdverb

    protect against a challenge or attack

    "Hold that position behind the trees!"; "Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks"

    Synonyms:
    fight, book, retain, moderate, view as, support, apply, hold back, harbour, take hold, bind, deem, hold up, arrest, take, have, concord, check, make, fend for, take for, go for, throw, defy, control, harbor, oppose, keep, obligate, ward, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, accommodate, represent, curb, defend, fight back, confine, have got, restrain, withstand, agree, hold in, halt, contain, obtain, maintain, fight down, oblige, concur, keep back, sustain, prevail, reserve, admit, hold, declare, champion, bear

  14. guardverb

    take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence

    "guard against becoming too friendly with the staff"; "guard against infection"

    Synonyms:
    ward, defend, hold

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. defender

    Submitted by anonymous on May 19, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. guardverb

    Synonyms:
    protect, defend, shield, shelter, keep in safety

  2. guardverb

    Synonyms:
    watch, take care, be cautious, be vigilant

  3. guardnoun

    Synonyms:
    defence, protection, shield, security, bulwark, rampart, ægis, palladium, safeguard

  4. guardnoun

    Synonyms:
    sentinel, sentry, watch, watchman

  5. guardnoun

    Synonyms:
    convoy, escort, conduct, body of defenders

  6. guardnoun

    Synonyms:
    circumspection, care, watchfulness, caution, attention, heed

  7. guardnoun

    Synonyms:
    conductor (of a coach or of a railway train)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. guardnoun

    Synonyms:
    guardsman, watch, watchman, sentinel, patrol, sentry, picket, convoy, escort, body-guard, defense, protection, shield, safeguard, bulwark, armor, attention, heed, watch, circumspection

    Associated words:
    cordon

  2. guardverb

    Synonyms:
    protect, defend, shield, shelter, fortify, preserve

    Antonyms:
    expose

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How to use guard in a sentence?

  1. Gary Peters:

    We're also looking at some intelligence failures, and some recommendations roughly regarding the National Guard, but it's meant to be an opportunity to look at some quick recommendations for some relatively quick action to make sure that we're safeguarding the Capitol, we're dealing with a very complex issue here that, and the more folks that are looking into it the better, because ultimately, we want to make sure that what we saw happen on January 6th never happens again.

  2. Ranger Guard:

    Ranger Guard and Investigations is a Texas Owned and Operated Security Guard Company in Pasadena, TX. Our President and founder, is a senior security executive with an additional 15 years experience working for the Israeli secret service. Contact us 24/7 for armed and unarmed security, mobile patrol services, loss prevention, gate guards, special events and more.

  3. Shannon Sharpe:

    They didn’t want this smoke, they do all that talking and jockeying and I ain’t about that jockeying. It started with Dillon Brooks. I said he was too small to guard LeBron.

  4. Navy Times:

    This is the U.S. Coast Guard, not the San Diego Police Department.

  5. Molly Hughes:

    We were just so relieved, she's happy and playful and just doing normal things again, but we still have to keep our guard up.


Translations for guard

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  • حرس, حارسArabic
  • qorumaqAzerbaijani
  • guarda, escortaCatalan, Valencian
  • a'adahiChamorro
  • stráž, střežitCzech
  • vagt, livvagt, afskærmning, skærm, holde vagt, bevogteDanish
  • Wächter, Schutz, schützenGerman
  • φύλακας, φρουρός, φρουρά, προστασία, σκοπός, προφύλαξη, αμυντικός, φρουρώGreek
  • gardiEsperanto
  • guarda, guardia, bloque, vanguardia, tapador, protector, custodiar, guardar, vigilarSpanish
  • پاسبان, گاردPersian
  • puolustaja, suojus, vartio, vartija, turvata, vahtia, varoa, vartioida, suojata, puolustaa, [[olla]] [[varuillaan]], reunustaa, sitoaFinnish
  • garde, gardien, arrière, protection, défense, garderFrench
  • gardaIrish
  • geàrd, freiceadanScottish Gaelic
  • מִשְׁמָר, שׁוֹמֵר, שָׁמַרHebrew
  • őrHungarian
  • պահակ, պահապանArmenian
  • penjagaIndonesian
  • vörðurIcelandic
  • guardia, custodire, proteggereItalian
  • שומרHebrew
  • 監視者, 衛兵, ガード, 守るJapanese
  • 가드Korean
  • custodio, teneo, defendo, praesidiumLatin
  • sargs, sardze, sargātLatvian
  • vaktNorwegian
  • lijfwacht, wacht, bewaker, bewakenDutch
  • vaktNorwegian Nynorsk
  • haʼasídíNavajo, Navaho
  • strażnik, chronićPolish
  • guarda, proteger, guardar, defenderPortuguese
  • pază, apărare, apăratoare, paznic, gardian, păzitor, gardă, protecție, feri, păzi, protejaRomanian
  • стражник, страж, стража, охрана, конвоир, кожух, предохранитель, часовой, караульный, охранник, сторож, охранять, сторожить, беречь, караулитьRussian
  • čuvar, stražarSerbo-Croatian
  • branilec, stražar, stražaSlovene
  • vakt, vakta, bevakaSwedish
  • walinzi, askari, mlinziSwahili
  • guwardiya, guwardiyahanTagalog
  • охоро́нець, ва́рта, охоро́на, захисни́к, гва́рдіяUkrainian
  • היטןYiddish

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