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1. guard

noun. ['ˈgɑːrd'] a person who keeps watch over something or someone.

Synonyms

  • porter
  • ostiary
  • hall porter
  • guardian
  • door guard
  • doorkeeper
  • screener
  • security guard
  • defender
  • halberdier
  • watcher
  • watchman
  • shielder
  • bouncer
  • doorman
  • chucker-out
  • protector

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • insecureness
  • danger
  • diffidence

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  • clootie
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  • tutti
  • sooty
  • mooty
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  • hootie
  • gootee
  • booty
  • bootie

2. guard

verb. ['ˈgɑːrd'] watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect.

Synonyms

  • protect
  • shepherd

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • lose
  • discontinue

3. guard

verb. ['ˈgɑːrd'] to keep watch over.

Synonyms

  • keep guard
  • patrol
  • watch over
  • stand watch
  • watch
  • follow
  • baby-sit
  • stand sentinel
  • sit
  • stand guard
  • keep an eye on
  • observe

Antonyms

  • let
  • uncover
  • prosecute
  • unerect

4. guard

noun. ['ˈgɑːrd'] a device designed to prevent injury or accidents.

Synonyms

  • device
  • safety lock
  • fender
  • safety device
  • safety

Antonyms

  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • adduct
  • push

5. guard

noun. ['ˈgɑːrd'] the person who plays that position on a football team.

Antonyms

  • unlisted security

6. guard

verb. ['ˈgɑːrd'] protect against a challenge or attack.

Synonyms

  • hold
  • defend

Antonyms

  • defy
  • surrender
  • exclude

7. guard

noun. ['ˈgɑːrd'] a posture of defence in boxing or fencing.

Synonyms

  • position
  • attitude

Antonyms

  • abduct
  • decompress
  • extraterritorial

8. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr.

Synonyms

  • line of duty
  • safekeeping
  • demand
  • guardianship
  • prerequisite
  • burden of proof
  • keeping
  • requirement
  • legal duty
  • moral obligation
  • white man's burden
  • social control
  • responsibility
  • incumbency
  • obligation
  • civic duty
  • noblesse oblige
  • filial duty
  • imperative
  • civic responsibility

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • inessential
  • demobilization

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons.

Synonyms

  • duty assignment
  • task
  • part
  • chore
  • work
  • office
  • assignment
  • function
  • role

Antonyms

  • divest
  • fire
  • obviate
  • supply

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] a government tax on imports or exports.

Synonyms

  • tonnage duty
  • indirect tax
  • customs duty
  • import duty
  • tariff
  • tunnage
  • countervailing duty
  • octroi
  • protective tariff
  • revenue tariff
  • export duty
  • custom
  • customs
  • impost

Antonyms

  • mobilization
  • nationalization
  • unreliableness
  • irresponsibility

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word guard-duty


1. Noun Phrase
Even though primarily solitary animals, chipmunks often vocalize their fears with specific alarm calls to nearby relatives, causing the entire clan to take up guard duty.

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