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Synonyms for guarded
ˈgɑr dɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guarded, restrained(adj)

    prudent

    "guarded optimism"

    Synonyms:
    restrained, quiet, unemotional, moderate, reticent

    Antonyms:
    incautious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. guarded(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cautious, wary, circumspect, watchful, careful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. guarded(a)

    Synonyms:
    cautious, wary, circumspect, careful, reserved, non-committal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    kept, monitored, protected

How to pronounce guarded?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say guarded in sign language?

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How to use guarded in a sentence?

  1. Vladimir Putin:

    There are areas in Northern Syria where ISIS militants are concentrated and until recently, they were guarded by the Kurdish military. The Turkish army entered these areas and the Kurds left... Now [ ISIS fighters ] can simply run away and I am not sure that The Turkish army can -- and how fast -- get this under control.

  2. Wesley Donehue:

    They are a couple steps ahead in technology, but light years ahead in culture, democrats put a larger emphasis on digital and data and technology, they put more money into it, they are better at sharing it. Republicans are much more guarded in sharing their resources.

  3. Bernard Arnault:

    I will always remember his immense imagination, his ability to conceive new trends for every season, his inexhaustible energy, the virtuosity of his drawings, his carefully guarded independence, his encyclopedic culture and his unique wit and eloquence.

  4. Mike Newcomer:

    Most schools are usually closely guarded on this.

  5. Amir Latif:

    ( The consulate is in) a very heavily guarded area, the firing is still continuing and we can hear small blasts, which suggests the attackers are still engaged with security forces, the firing is still continuing and the police have not made any official statement but eyewitnesses said there are three to four attackers, heavily armed attackers who tried to storm the Chinese consulate and still we can hear gunshots.

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