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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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In an international career spanning over 12 years, Yuvi had already made quite a few comebacks -- but this one would surely beat them all as and when he takes guard in any form of competitive cricket.
And when Roy takes guard in the third one-day international here tomorrow, he will have a licence to tee off like one of his mentors at Surrey.
Form is temporary' class is permanent, and the smart money will be on Harmison to be at full throttle when Matthew Hayden takes guard in Brisbane on November 23.
SIR ELTON JOHN once walked through the Long Room with green hair and on one of his greatest hits album covers he takes guard in whites, cap, pads, gloves.
BRIAN LARA takes guard again today for the first time since his world record 400 with this warning for England: "We can still win this one-day series - emphatically.