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Synonyms for safeguard
ˈseɪfˌgɑrd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precaution, safeguard, guard(noun)

    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, safeguard(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    safe-conduct, guard, precaution

  3. safeguard(verb)

    make safe

  4. safeguard(verb)

    escort safely

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. safeguard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    defence, protection, security, bulwark, palladium

  2. safeguard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    convoy, escort, safe conduct

  3. safeguard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pass, passport

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. safeguard(n)

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

  2. safeguard(v)

    Synonyms:
    guard, defend, protect, shield

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How to use safeguard in a sentence?

  1. John Cornyn:

    As China has increasingly weaponized investment, it's a national security imperative to strengthen the interagency review process to safeguard military and dual-use technology and know-how.

  2. Albert Jay Nock:

    It can not even be said that the State has ever shown any disposition to suppress crime, but only to safeguard its own monopoly of crime.

  3. Bruno Valentini:

    It's paradoxical that after Brexit, Europe's banking authorities are effectively helping destabilize the market by opposing Italy's attempt to strengthen the financial system and safeguard its customers.

  4. Pranab Mukherjee:

    My government attaches paramount importance to safeguard the interest of farmers and families affected by land acquisition.

  5. Paolo Baretta:

    I have met many in the industry who are aware of the fact that in Italy there are too many opportunities to gamble and so there is a widespread need to rein it in order to safeguard public health.


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