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Guard Definition

(noun)

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a device designed to prevent injury or accidents

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(noun)

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the duty of serving as a sentry


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he was on guard that night

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(noun)

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


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an insurance policy is a good safeguard

we let our guard down

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(verb)

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watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect


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guard my possessions while I'm away

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(verb)

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protect against a challenge or attack

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(noun)

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(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage


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guards must be good blockers

(noun)

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a military unit serving to protect some place or person

(noun)

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a person who keeps watch over something or someone

(noun)

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a position on a basketball team

(noun)

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a posture of defence in boxing or fencing


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keep your guard up

(verb)

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take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence


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guard against becoming too friendly with the staff

guard against infection

(noun)

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the person who plays that position on a football team


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the left guard was injured on the play

(noun)

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

(verb)

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to keep watch over


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there would be men guarding the horses