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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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Following a meeting with Association of Chief Police Officers president Chris Fox, Mr Clarke said they were both ``fully committed'' to guarding against phoney voting.
Intended as a desktop companion for quick and thorough online research, Find It Online includes tested search strategies, instructions for utilizing government sites, tips, tricks, and techniques for verifying found information, advice for guarding against spyware and making the most of popup blockers and spam killers, and much more.
While water can keep you from getting dehydrated, once you feel symptoms of heat exhaustion, that means you've lost too much sodium, which holds fluids in the body, guarding against dehydration.
The Cesura Business Certainty managed service shortens and eliminates the intermittent disruptions that users experience with on-demand applications -- improving customer satisfaction and financial performance while guarding against unwanted customer churn.
Memphis International joins a growing list of airports -- including Miami International, Key West International and Andrews Air Force Base (AFB) -- that have chosen ObjectVideo because of our expertise and experience in guarding against perimeter intrusion through superior intelligent video technology," said Raul Fernandez, CEO and Chairman of ObjectVideo.