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Other users have misspelling guard as:

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  1. garde 9.07%
  2. gerd 4.84%
  3. gurad 2.42%
  4. Other 83.67%

Definitions of guard


  1. a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
  2. a military unit serving to protect some place or person
  3. a posture of defence in boxing or fencing
  4. a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
  5. (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage
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  1. watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect
  2. protect against a challenge or attack
  3. take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence
  4. to keep watch over

Examples of guard

  1. The following years were characterized by rifts with Russia, in which the Ukraine jealously guarded its own independence against its overbearing neighbour.
  2. Leaked Reports Detail Iran's Aid for Iraqi Militias," blared the headline on afront page story inThe New York Times, which went on to report on several incidents recounted in WikiLeaks documents that journalist Michael Gordon called "the shadow war between the United States and Iraqi militias backed by Iran's Revolutionary Guards.
  3. On Tuesday, guard Jaymes Brooks was discussing how Smith has become the player who "fusses at us a lot, tries to get our spirits up, tries to tell us not to get our heads down in certain situations" when he also alluded to a speech Smith gave at halftime of that East Carolina game.

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