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Synonyms for guard

Synonyms for guard

to keep safe from danger, attack, or harm

a person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example

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the person who plays that position on a football team

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a device designed to prevent injury or accidents

a posture of defence in boxing or fencing

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

a military unit serving to protect some place or person

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

the duty of serving as a sentry

(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

a position on a basketball team

watch over or shield from danger or harm

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protect against a challenge or attack

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take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence

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References in periodicals archive ?
The guard of honour stood to attention as his coffin arrived and, one by one, they bowed their heads.
SORROW: Tears for `Albo'; LAST SALUTE: Guard of honour for Jimmy.
United gave Arsenal a guard of honour at Highbury in 1991, while Sir Alex Ferguson's men also did it for Chelsea in 2005.
Former sub officer Keith Wyatt lost his battle against cancer and was given a guard of honour by his former colleagues at his funeral.
Naomh Maur GAA club formed a guard of honour at the entrance to the church as his wife Ciara and three children Sorcha, 12, Naoise, four, and twoyear-old Eoin said a tearful goodbye.
A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy clad in ceremonial dress presented him the Guard of Honour.
A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented the guard of honour.
Association members planned a guard of honour with hurling sticks at St Peter's Church before he was laid to rest at Leamington Cemetery, in Brunswick Street.
Members of Andrew's own club Termon provided a guard of honour to and from the funeral mass as did a number of other clubs including Glenswilly and Gaoth Dobhair.
The students were also presented guard of honour in Murree in acknowledgement of their hard work.
He was presented guard of honour by a contingent of the Gilgit Police.
His colleagues formed a guard of honour as his coffin was brought to and from the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
The dead body has been buried in his native town with guard of honour because he sacrificed his life while performing his duty.
Brian Derek Sanders, High Commissioner-designate of New Zealand here at the Presidency, the National Anthems of Pakistan and their respective countries were played and the Envoys were presented Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army .
As the cortege made its way through Clondalkin, West Dublin, to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, clubmates from the Round Towers and players from the Moyle Park club formed a guard of honour.