Definition of guard Pronunciation
1. A person who, or thing that, protects or watches over something.
The prison guard unlocked the door of the cell.   After completing the repairs, he replaced the sump guard.
2. A squad responsible for protecting something.
The president inspected the guard of honour.
3. A part of a machine which blocks access to dangerous parts.
The motorcycle mechanic removed the damaged chain guard.
4. A panel of a car that encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels.
5. A relatively short player, playing farther from the basket than a forward or center.
6. The position on the popping crease where a batsman makes a mark to align himself with the wicket; see take guard.
7. Either of two offensive positions between the center and each of the offensive tackles, whose main responsibilities are to protect the quarterback, and open up "holes" through which offensive players can run.
8. A player playing a position named guard.
9. An employee, normally travelling in the last vehicle of a train, responsible for the safety of the train.
10. A Boolean expression that must evaluate to true for a branch of program execution to continue.
11. To protect from danger; to secure against surprise, attack, or injury; to keep in safety; to defend.
12. To keep watch over, in order to prevent escape or restrain from acts of violence, or the like.
Guard the prisoner.
13. To watch by way of caution or defense; to be caution; to be in a state or position of defense or safety.
Careful people guard against mistakes.
14. To protect the edge of, especially with an ornamental border; hence, to face or ornament with lists, laces, etc.
15. To fasten by binding; to gird.
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English - English - guard Pronunciation
n. careful watch; sentry, watchman; protection; alertness, defense; carefulness; conductor (British)
v. preserve, watch over, keep, protect
English - Spanish - guard Pronunciation
s. guarda, celador, cuidador, guardamano, guardián, recazo, vigilante; guardia, defensa, seguridad
v. guardar, custodiar, defender, preservar, proteger; vigilar
English - French - guard Pronunciation
n. garde, surveillant; dispositif protecteur; vigilance; attention; défense
v. garder, surveiller
English - German - guard Pronunciation
n. Wache; Wachmann, Schildwache; Verteidigung; Wachheit; Vorsicht; Schutz
v. bewähren; bewachen; beschützen; schützen; sichern
English - Italian - guard Pronunciation
s. (Mil) guardia, sentinella; scorta; custode, guardiano, sorvegliante; custodia, vigilanza; riparo, protezione; parafuoco; (Ferr) capotreno; (am; Sport) difesa; (Edil) parapetto
v. fare la guardia a, guardare, custodire, difendere, proteggere; sorvegliare; tenere a freno, tenere sotto controllo, controllare
English - Portuguese - guard Pronunciation
s. guarda, cuidado; guarda (pessoa que cuida, que faz a guarda); controlador, porteiro; posição de defesa; alerta; atenção, cautela; defensor
v. guardar
English - Russian - guard Pronunciation
с. охрана, сторож, стража, караул; конвой, конвоир; кондуктор [ж.-д.]; гвардия; осторожность, бдительность, оборонительное положение; сетка, кожух, ограждение, щит
г. охранять, защищать, сторожить, караулить, стоять на страже; принимать меры предосторожности; беречься, остерегаться; оберегать, уберечь, хранить
English - Turkish - guard Pronunciation
f. korumak, gözetmek, himaye etmek, korunmak, tutmak (dil), nöbet tutmak
i. koruma, koruma görevlisi, nöbetçi, gardiyan, muhafız, bekçi, gözetim, gard, uyanıklık, emniyet (silah)
English - Dutch - guard Pronunciation
zn. wacht; bewaker; schildwacht; verdedigingsstelling; oplettendheid; voorzichtigheid; schild
ww. waken
English - Greek - guard Pronunciation
ουσ. βάρδια, καραούλι, φρουρά, φρουρός, φύλακας, φύλαξη
ρήμ. προστατεύω, φρουρώ, φυλάττω
English - Chinese - guard Pronunciation
(名) 守卫; 护卫队; 警戒
(动) 保卫; 当心; 看守; 防止; 警卫; 警惕
English - Chinese - guard Pronunciation
(名) 守衛; 護衛隊; 警戒
(動) 保衛; 當心; 看守; 防止; 警衛; 警惕
English - Japanese - guard Pronunciation
(名) 見張り番; 衛兵; 警備員; 見張り; 看守; 車掌
(動) 見張る; 番をする; 守る; 警戒する
English - Korean - guard Pronunciation
명. 망보기; 수위, 보초; 보호; 경계; 조심, 신중
동. 망보다, 경계하다

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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for guard
1. protector: guardian, defender, ward, sentinel, sentry, watchman, look-out
2. escort: convoy
3. defense: protection, safety, security, shield, safeguard, bulwark, aegis
4. protect: shelter, shield, safeguard, preserve, observe, watch over
5. check: watch, hold, be careful
Verb forms for guard
Present participle: guarding
Present: guard (3.person: guards)
Past: guarded
Future: will guard
Present conditional: would guard
Present Perfect: have guarded (3.person: has guarded)
Past Perfect: had guarded
Future Perfect: will have guarded
Past conditional: would have guarded