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Guard (IPA: /ˈɡɑɹd/)


Guard (n.)

To protect from danger; to secure against surprise, attack, or injury; to keep in safety; to defend; to shelter; to shield from surprise or attack; to protect by attendance; to accompany for protection; to care for.

Guard (n.)

To keep watch over, in order to prevent escape or restrain from acts of violence, or the like.

Guard (n.)

To protect the edge of, esp. with an ornamental border; hence, to face or ornament with lists, laces, etc.

Guard (n.)

To fasten by binding; to gird.

Guard (v. i.)

To watch by way of caution or defense; to be caution; to be in a state or position of defense or safety; as, careful persons guard against mistakes.

Guard (v. t.)

One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or attack; defense; protection.

Guard (v. t.)

A man, or body of men, stationed to protect or control a person or position; a watch; a sentinel.

Guard (v. t.)

One who has charge of a mail coach or a railway train; a conductor.

Guard (v. t.)

Any fixture or attachment designed to protect or secure against injury, soiling, or defacement, theft or loss

Guard (v. t.)

That part of a sword hilt which protects the hand.

Guard (v. t.)

Ornamental lace or hem protecting the edge of a garment.

Guard (v. t.)

A chain or cord for fastening a watch to one's person or dress.

Guard (v. t.)

A fence or rail to prevent falling from the deck of a vessel.

Guard (v. t.)

An extension of the deck of a vessel beyond the hull; esp., in side-wheel steam vessels, the framework of strong timbers, which curves out on each side beyond the paddle wheel, and protects it and the shaft against collision.

Guard (v. t.)

A plate of metal, beneath the stock, or the lock frame, of a gun or pistol, having a loop, called a bow, to protect the trigger.

Guard (v. t.)

An interleaved strip at the back, as in a scrap book, to guard against its breaking when filled.

Guard (v. t.)

A posture of defense in fencing, and in bayonet and saber exercise.

Guard (v. t.)

An expression or admission intended to secure against objections or censure.

Guard (v. t.)

Watch; heed; care; attention; as, to keep guard.

Guard (v. t.)

The fibrous sheath which covers the phragmacone of the Belemnites.

Guard

Player in American/Canadian football

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Security profession

Guard

Basketball position

Guard

Boolean expression evaluated to determine (dis)continuation of execution of a branch of a computer program

Guard

Position in grappling

Guard Synonyms

Bodyguard

Guard Synonyms

Sentry Duty, Sentry Go, Guard Duty

Guard Synonyms

Safeguard, Precaution

Guard Synonyms

Safety Device, Safety

Guard Synonyms

Hold, Defend

Guard Synonyms

Ward

GUARD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

United States National Guard and Air Guard

Guard Rhymes

Ard, Bard, Barred, Byard, Card, Chard, Charred, Gard, Garde, Guard, Hard, Huard, Jarred, Lard, Marred, Nard, Parde, Scarred, Shard, Sparred, Starred, Suard, Sward, Tarred, Yard, Yarde

Alard, Archard, Barnard, Bedard, Belgard, Bellard, Benard, Berard, Bernard, Berrard, Bevard, Billard, Boilard, Bolyard, Bombard, Bongard, Borchard, Bossard, Bouchard, Bouffard, Bovard, Bozard, Brossard, Brouillard, Broussard, Bunyard, Burchard, Burnard, Buzard, Canard, Chouinard, Couillard, Coulthard, Deckard, Denard, Dennard, Dewaard, Disbarred, Discard, Drouillard, Fayard, Gabbard, Gallard, Garard, Gaspard, Gerard, Giard, Gibbard, Gillard, Gilyard, Girard, Giscard, Godard, Gossard, Guerard, Guichard, Guinyard, Hilyard, Icard, Jarrard, Lazard, Maillard, Marquard, Mccard, Menard, Minard, Picard, Pickard, Regard, Renard, Rennard, Retard, Revard, Ricard, Rocard, Rouillard, Suchard

Avant-garde, Disregard, Hypercard


Guard (Last Name / Surname)

Guard is the #17,472 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,613 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Guard in Spanish is Guardia

Tagalog Translation

Guard in Tagalog is Bantay

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (To Scratch and Grounder after capturing Sonic and Tails) Guard that blob with your lives!" - Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [referring to Pollito; smug] Ha! Some guard dog." - Despicable Me 2

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Arg! You let your guard down this once, and this kind of shit happens... What are you planning on doing with me, you freak!?" - BlazBlue

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one's life does not consist in the abundance of possessions." - Greed

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Bolt Guard intent: smack-laying in a downward direction." - Advance Wars


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