Synonyms for guarded
- on the lookout
- with eyes peeled
Antonyms for guarded
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUARDED
But the Egyptians heard of this and guarded the Jews more carefully than ever before.
If any exist they ought to be ascertained and guarded against.
It was a hot July night when I turned the key that guarded the secret.
To reverence in church, and to guarded language, he also exhorted him.
And he put a remarkable amount of animosity into his guarded exclamation.
He had smiled at Temple's confidences—when Betty was at hand—to be watched and guarded.
But still there was something so measured—so guarded—so prepared!
Each door and barrier, too, was guarded by soldiers, with whom the brothers had to parley.
I was guarded in my answer, for I was troubled in my mind with what I had heard and seen.
Grey Beaver ordered meat to be brought to him, and guarded him from the other dogs while he ate.
c.1500, past participle adjective from guard (v.). Meaning "reserved and cautious in speech, behavior, etc." is from 1728. Related: Guardedly; guardedness.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GUARDED
- going to great lengths
- playing safe