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As a result there are numerous provisions in the law designed to guard against it.

To guard against perhaps these days low probability but a very (high) impact thing if it happens.

This was exactly the kind of thing she hoped had the photo would guard against, though clearly, Amazon paid no attention.

Republicans must guard against the temptation to count on scandal to deliver election victories in 2014 and 2016.

We will continue to cooperate closely to guard against that danger.

Every precaution was taken by Colonel Guitar to guard against a night attack, but his little army was allowed to rest in peace.

But English suburban parlour-maids are on their guard against smiles, no matter how engaging.

To guard against such frauds the system of registration was established at an early day in American history.

It is to guard against this that so many of his compatriots tuck their napkins in at their necks.

And how could even Madame Bastien's affection and prudence guard against a danger which neither she nor her son apprehended?


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to guard against, such as: heed, take care, attend, avoid, mind, and notice.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.