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Overview of verb guard

The verb guard has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (6) guard

(to keep watch over; "there would be men guarding the horses")

2. (6) guard, ward

(watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I'm away")

3. (2) defend, guard, hold

(protect against a challenge or attack; "Hold that position behind the trees!"; "Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks")

4. guard

(take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence; "guard against becoming too friendly with the staff"; "guard against infection")

Overview of adj guarded

The adj guarded has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. guarded, restrained

(prudent; "guarded optimism") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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