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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. Jordan McNair:

    We are not saying people didn't make mistakes. They each made mistakes and have acknowledged those shortcomings, we are saying that, despite those mistakes, our judgment is that these individuals are best-placed to immediately carry out the reforms necessary to safeguard the well-being of student-athletes and help them be successful as individuals and as a team.

  2. Van Seggelen:

    We are not going to abolish the system and wait and see, we need to have a package of measures which safeguard the future.

  3. Greta Thunberg:

    We will not be satisfied with anything less than a science-based pathway which gives us the best possible chance to safeguard the future living conditions for humanity and life on earth as we know it.

  4. New York:

    This landlord has repeatedly failed their duty to safeguard our youngest New Yorkers.

  5. Vera Pardee:

    Federal intervention is urgently needed because the air district and Kern County officials have utterly failed to safeguard public health and the environment.

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