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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A position on a basketball team; The duty of serving as a sentry; A precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc. v. - To protect or defend; To keep safe from harm or attack; To watch over in order to protect.

Usage examples (43)
  • He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression
  • guard my possessions while I'm away
  • He was on guard that night
  • guard against becoming too friendly with the staff for more
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