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Synonyms for safeguard
ˈseɪfˌgɑrdsafe·guard

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. safeguard

    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, guard, justification, protection, rampart, resistance, 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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. safeguard

    Synonyms:
    security, protection

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, sentry duty, forethought, guard, sentry go, safe-conduct, safety device

  2. safe-conduct, safeguardverb

    a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war

    Synonyms:
    safe-conduct, guard, precaution

  3. safeguardverb

    make safe

  4. safeguardverb

    escort safely

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. safeguardnoun

    Synonyms:
    defence, protection, security, bulwark, palladium

  2. safeguardnoun

    Synonyms:
    convoy, escort, safe conduct

  3. safeguardnoun

    Synonyms:
    pass, passport

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. safeguardnoun

    Synonyms:
    defense, security, palladium, protection, convoy, guard, passport

  2. safeguardverb

    Synonyms:
    guard, defend, protect, shield

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How to use safeguard in a sentence?

  1. Josh Campbell:

    Every intelligence community employee understands their solemn duty to safeguard sensitive information from compromise by foreign adversaries, blatantly disregarding security policies by broadcasting from inside a SCIF represents the precise type of action that could lead to the firing of an intelligence community employee who acted in a similar manner.

  2. Cleobulus:

    Safeguard the health both of body and soul.

  3. The BIA:

    BIA respects tribal sovereignty and supports tribal self-determination, accordingly, we seek to work closely with our tribal partners to safeguard the rights of both tribes and individuals.

  4. Laura Jaworski:

    What do I carry wherever I go What will spring up from the seeds that I sow What can I safeguard, create, and release And offer each soul that I chance upon— peace.

  5. Ryan Pack:

    Government: A good government shouldn't control its citizens, but it should intervene when it's citizens are making harmful decisions. And when the government is making harmful decisions it's citizens should intervene. There needs to be some sort of safeguard that keeps these two from harming one another.


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