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guard

synonym (synonym of guard)

  • (noun.person)
    the person who plays that position on a football team (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a device designed to prevent injury or accidents (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc. (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the duty of serving as a sentry (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    protect against a challenge or attack (verb.competition)
     

hypernym (guard IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage (noun.act)
    (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage (noun.act)
     
  • a device designed to prevent injury or accidents (noun.artifact)
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose (noun.artifact)
     
  • a military unit serving to protect some place or person (noun.group)
    a unit that is part of some military service (noun.group)
     
  • a person who keeps watch over something or someone (noun.person)
    a person who cares for persons or property (noun.person)
     
  • a position on a basketball team (noun.act)
    (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player (noun.act)
     
  • a posture of defence in boxing or fencing (noun.attribute)
    the arrangement of the body and its limbs (noun.attribute)
     
  • a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc. (noun.act)
    any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal (noun.act)
     
  • take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence (verb.social)
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) (verb.social)
     
  • the duty of serving as a sentry (noun.act)
    a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces) (noun.act)
     
  • the person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team (noun.person)
    an athlete who plays basketball (noun.person)
     
  • to keep watch over (verb.social)
    follow with the eyes or the mind (verb.social)
     
  • watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect (verb.competition)
    shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage (verb.competition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF guard relation)

  • a device designed to prevent injury or accidents (noun.artifact)
    a low metal guard to confine falling coals to a hearth (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    guard consisting of a locking device that prevents a weapon from being fired (noun.artifact)
     
  • a military unit serving to protect some place or person (noun.group)
    a group of men who escort and protect some important person (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a volunteer unit formed to defend the homeland while the regular army is fighting elsewhere (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a territorial military unit (noun.group)
     
  • a person who keeps watch over something or someone (noun.person)
    a person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who guards an entrance (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a guard who carries a halberd (as a symbol of his duty) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a guard at an airport who checks passengers or their luggage at a security checkpoint (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a guard who keeps watch (noun.person)
     
  • a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc. (noun.act)
    a precaution in case of an emergency (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc. (noun.act)
     
  • to keep watch over (verb.social)
    maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    watch over so as to protect (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    work or act as a baby-sitter (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    take watchful responsibility for (verb.social)
     
  • watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect (verb.competition)
    watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils (verb.social)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF guard relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

member holonym (MEMBER OF relation)

  • a military unit serving to protect some place or person (noun.group)
    someone who escorts and protects a prominent person (noun.person)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

  • (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage (noun.act)
    a team that plays football (noun.group)
     
  • a position on a basketball team (noun.act)
    a team that plays basketball (noun.group)
     

verb group (guard is verb group of ....)

  • protect against a challenge or attack (verb.competition)
    take and maintain control over, often by violent means (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from guard)

  • a military unit serving to protect some place or person (noun.group)
    watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect (verb.competition)
     
  • a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc. (noun.act)
    make safe (verb.competition)
     
  • (adj.all)
    taken in advance to protect against possible danger or failure (adj.all)
     
  • protect against a challenge or attack (verb.competition)
    an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who cares for persons or property (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being defended (adj.all)
     
  • the duty of serving as a sentry (noun.act)
    to keep watch over (verb.social)
     
  • to keep watch over (verb.social)
    the duty of serving as a sentry (noun.act)
     
  • watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect (verb.competition)
    a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners (noun.person)
     
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