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Safeguard synonyms
sāf'gärd'
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A person who protects, keeps watch, or acts as a sentinel:
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  1. A person who protects, keeps watch, or acts as a sentinel:
  2. Protection; watch:
  3. An honor guard.
A flat, usually broad, piece of metal, wood, etc., carried in the hand or worn on the forearm to ward off blows or missiles
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  1. A flat, usually broad, piece of metal, wood, etc., carried in the hand or worn on the forearm to ward off blows or missiles
  2. A decorative emblem that often serves to identify an organization or a government.
  3. A guard or safety screen, as over the moving parts of machinery
Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
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  1. Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
  2. A pledge or formal promise made to secure against loss, damage, or default; a security.
  3. One who has contracted to be responsible for another, especially one who assumes responsibilities or debts in the event of another party's default.
A sexual invitation or overture:
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  1. A sexual invitation or overture:
  2. A motion of the hand or the waving of a wand:
  3. A condition or situation, often critical in nature; a predicament:
An official document or an escort assuring unmolested passage, as through enemy territory.
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  1. An official document or an escort assuring unmolested passage, as through enemy territory.
  2. Permission to travel through a dangerous area, as in time of war, with protection against arrest or harm
  3. A written pass giving such permission
Anything that enables a person to be accepted, admitted, etc.
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  1. Anything that enables a person to be accepted, admitted, etc.
  2. Something that gives one the right or privilege of passage, entry, or acceptance:
  3. An official document normally used for international journeys, which proves the identity and nationality of the person for whom it was issued.
A fact or law that provides a full or partial exoneration of the defendant against the charges or claims made in a lawsuit or prosecution.
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  1. A fact or law that provides a full or partial exoneration of the defendant against the charges or claims made in a lawsuit or prosecution.
  2. Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
  3. Justification or support by speech or writing; vindication
Something that gives protection; a safeguard:
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  1. Something that gives protection; a safeguard:
  2. The act or duty of guarding; careful watch; wariness; defense; protection
  3. Protection; watch:
A preserving or being preserved
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  1. A preserving or being preserved
  2. The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.
Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
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  1. Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
  2. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
  3. One that protects:
The title held by Oliver Cromwell (1653-58) and his son Richard (1658-59), during the British Protectorate
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  1. The title held by Oliver Cromwell (1653-58) and his son Richard (1658-59), during the British Protectorate
  2. One who protects; a guardian.
  3. A device that protects; a guard.
Procedures to provide such protection or defense
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  1. Procedures to provide such protection or defense
  2. Measures adopted to prevent escape:
  3. Protection or defense against escape
A decorative emblem that often serves to identify an organization or a government.
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  1. A decorative emblem that often serves to identify an organization or a government.
  2. A person or thing that provides protection.
  3. A heavy metal screen attached to an artillery piece for the protection of the gunners
A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
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  1. A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
  2. Any person under another's protection or care
  3. A means of defense or protection
To attempt to disprove or invalidate (the claim made by a lawsuit or prosecution):
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  1. To attempt to disprove or invalidate (the claim made by a lawsuit or prosecution):
  2. To support, maintain, or justify
  3. To protect (a goal, etc.) against scoring by an opponent
To cover (a piece of machinery) with a device to protect the operator
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  1. To cover (a piece of machinery) with a device to protect the operator
  2. To watch over so as to prevent escape or violence:
  3. To maintain control over, as to prevent indiscretion:
To protect (wildlife or natural resources) in a designated area, often for regulated hunting or fishing.
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  1. To protect (wildlife or natural resources) in a designated area, often for regulated hunting or fishing.
  2. To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as as sugar or salt; to season and prepare (fruits, meat, etc.) for storage.
  3. To keep in perfect or unaltered condition; maintain unchanged:
To keep from being subjected to difficulty or unpleasantness:
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  1. To keep from being subjected to difficulty or unpleasantness:
  2. To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
  3. (Baseball) To swing at a pitch near (home plate) in order to avoid being called out on strikes.
To bring about; effect:
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  1. To bring about; effect:
  2. To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).
  3. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
To protect from being attacked, exposed to danger, or subjected to difficulty:
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  1. To protect from being attacked, exposed to danger, or subjected to difficulty:
  2. To be or provide a shield for; defend; protect; guard
  3. To protect, to defend.
To turn aside; fend off; parry
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  1. To turn aside; fend off; parry
  2. (Archaic) To keep watch over; guard; protect
  3. To guard; protect.
(Archaic) To defend
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  1. (Archaic) To defend
  2. To attempt to manage without assistance:
  3. To ward off. Often used with off:
Find another word for safeguard. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for safeguard, like: guard, shield, surety, pass, safe-conduct, passport, defense, protection, escort, permission and defense.