Having a direction toward a specified place or position:
(Archaic) To escort as a guard.
To keep from happening; avert:
To make impossible, as by action taken in advance; prevent.
To do away with or prevent by effective measures
To prevent or hinder normal sales in (a market), as by buying up merchandise.
To ward off. Often used with off:
To protect, to defend.
To make secure, or safe; guard; protect
To protect or guard
To keep from injury, peril, or harm; protect.
Any section or district in a city restricted by law for a particular use, as for homes, parks, businesses, etc.
The definition of a garrison is a military fort or a body of troops stationed at a military fort.
A region or locality marked by a distinguishing feature:
A usually rectangular section of a city or town bounded on each side by consecutive streets.
A place for the care of the sick, injured, or infirm; esp., a building or room, as in a school, that serves as a hospital or dispensary
Any large tract of land; region; district
(Meteorol.) An official alert, as by the National Weather Service, that the conditions exist in the area for, variously, a tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood, etc., although one has not yet been reported
A sentinel; esp., any of the men of a military guard posted to guard against, and warn of, danger
The definition of a sentinel is a person or animal that keeps guard.
A person, as a member of a labor union on strike, stationed outside a factory, store, or public building, often carrying a sign, to demonstrate opposition to certain views or practices, keep strikebreakers from entering, or dissuade people from buying
Protection or defense against escape
One that protects:
A military subdivision of a country; as, the Department of the Potomac.
Dependent is defined as someone who relies on someone else for their existence.
The district or churches under the jurisdiction of a bishop; a bishopric.
A particular department of a government, business, school, or other organization
An object of concern or worry:
A period of temporary custody while awaiting trial.
Limitation; restriction; restraint
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
The definition of a room is a space made for beings to be in.
Safety is a state of being protected from potential harm or something that has been designed to protect and prevent harm.
A repair shop for specified items:
The definition of awareness is a state of knowing and being informed of something.
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