Nouns (15)

guard
n. a position on a basketball team
guard
n. (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "guards must be good blockers"
sentry go, sentry duty, guard duty, guard
n. the duty of serving as a sentry; "he was on guard that night"
guard, safeguard, precaution
n. 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"
safety device, safety, guard
n. a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
guard
n. a military unit serving to protect some place or person
guard
n. the person who plays that position on a football team; "the left guard was injured on the play"
guard
n. the person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team

Verbs (6)

ward, guard
v. watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I'm away"
hold, guard, defend
v. protect against a challenge or attack; "Hold that position behind the trees!"; "Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks"
guard
v. take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence; "guard against becoming too friendly with the staff"; "guard against infection"

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Fuzzynyms (28)

prophylactic, preventative, preventive
n. remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease; "the doctor recommended several preventatives"
armour, armor
n. protective covering made of metal and used in combat
defensive structure, defence, defense
n. a structure used to defend against attack; "the artillery battered down the defenses"
protective cover, protective covering, protection
n. a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
CRT screen, screen
n. the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
screen, sieve
n. a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
defending team, defence, defense
n. (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; "his teams are always good on defense"
defending team, defence, defense
n. (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; "his teams are always good on defense"
defend
v. be on the defensive; act against an attack
defend
v. be on the defensive; act against an attack
escort
v. accompany as an escort; "She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball"
chaperon, chaperone
v. accompany as a chaperone
shelter
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
shelter
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable

Synonyms (1)

ward off
v. avert, turn away, or repel; "Ward off danger"

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