Definitions and translations for "guard"

Definition of guard

Pronunciation
Noun
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.
Verb
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 - Indonesian - guard

Pronunciation
n. penjagaan, pengawal, penjaga, centeng, garda, kewaspadaan
v. mengawal, menjaga, mempertahankan, berhati-hati, berjaga-jaga, menahan

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 - Polish - guard

Pronunciation
n. garda, warta, wartownik, straż, strażnik więzienny, strażniczka, konduktor, konwojent, osłona, zasłona, zastawa, obstawa
v. chronić, bronić, strzec, osłaniać, obstawiać, pilnować
a. wartowniczy

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 - Romanian - guard

Pronunciation
n. gardă, apărare, poziţie de apărare, pază, fereală, strajă, corp de gardă {mil.}, guard {mil.}, străjer, pândar, conductor, zăbrea, pândă, pândă la vânătoare
v. păzi, pune în gardă, străjui, apăra, păstra, adăposti, asigura, păzi: se păzi, feri: se feri

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 - Ukrainian - guard

Pronunciation
n. варта, охорона, вартовик, пильність, вартівник, гвардія, дозір, конвоїр, кондуктор, провідник
v. охороняти, берегти, варта: стояти на варті, вартувати, сторожити, конвоювати, пильнувати, стерегти, уберігати
a. сторожевий, сторожовий

Romanian - English - guard

n. guard, warder

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 - Arabic - guard

Pronunciation
‏حارس، مدافع في كره السلة، حرس، ناطور، وضع دفاعي، حماية، حذر، وقاء، أحد لاعبين للدفاع، الحرس‏
‏حمى، حرس، وقى حافة شىء، دافع، حاول أن يمنع، حاذر، حاط‏

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 - Hindi - guard

Pronunciation
n. बचाव, चौकीदारी, रखवाली, गार्ड, पहरेदार, रेल-गाड़ी का रक्षक, चौकसी, सतर्कता, संतरी
v. रक्षा करना, संरक्षित करना, संरक्षण करना, बचाना, चौकसी करना, सतर्क रहना, पहरा देना

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

English - Vietnamese - guard

Pronunciation
n. đề phòng, coi chừng, để ý, phiên gác, xếp tanh, đội cận vệ, cận vệ, cai tù, người giữ an ninh
v. giữ gìn, che chở, bảo hộ, bảo vệ
a. lính giữ ngục
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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