Synonyms for en garde
- fend off
- hold at bay
- stave off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EN GARDE
Then in French, with a very peculiar accent, he cried, “En garde!”
De Poincy was no doubt right—even here it was necessary to be en garde.
A low growl from the men greeted this display, but Ralph did not stir, and Mark stood for a moment or two en garde.
But I did not leave Mollie without that sort of smiling salute that accompanies a fencer's "en garde."