Definitions of guard

The word guard uses 5 letters:adgru.

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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. 2

n. - To keep watch over, in order to prevent escape or restrain from acts of violence, or the like. 2

n. - To protect the edge of, esp. with an ornamental border; hence, to face or ornament with lists, laces, etc. 2

n. - To fasten by binding; to gird. 2

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. 2

v. t. - One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or attack; defense; protection. 2

v. t. - A man, or body of men, stationed to protect or control a person or position; a watch; a sentinel. 2

v. t. - One who has charge of a mail coach or a railway train; a conductor. 2

v. t. - Any fixture or attachment designed to protect or secure against injury, soiling, or defacement, theft or loss 2

v. t. - That part of a sword hilt which protects the hand. 2

v. t. - Ornamental lace or hem protecting the edge of a garment. 2

v. t. - A chain or cord for fastening a watch to one's person or dress. 2

v. t. - A fence or rail to prevent falling from the deck of a vessel. 2

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. 2

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. 2

v. t. - An interleaved strip at the back, as in a scrap book, to guard against its breaking when filled. 2

v. t. - A posture of defense in fencing, and in bayonet and saber exercise. 2

v. t. - An expression or admission intended to secure against objections or censure. 2

v. t. - Watch; heed; care; attention; as, to keep guard. 2

v. t. - The fibrous sheath which covers the phragmacone of the Belemnites. 2