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synonyms for guarding

  • cover
  • defend
  • escort
  • keep
  • look after
  • observe
  • oversee
  • patrol
  • preserve
  • safeguard
  • secure
  • shield
  • supervise
  • attend
  • baby-sit
  • bulwark
  • chaperon
  • chaperone
  • conduct
  • convoy
  • fend
  • lookout
  • mind
  • police
  • save
  • screen
  • shelter
  • shepherd
  • shotgun
  • stonewall
  • superintend
  • tend
  • cover up
  • keep an eye on
  • keep in view
  • keep under surveillance
  • ride shotgun for
  • see after
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antonyms for guarding

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  • abandon
  • desert
  • endanger
  • forget
  • give up
  • harm
  • hurt
  • ignore
  • injure
  • lay bare
  • leave
  • let go
  • lose
  • neglect
  • uncover
  • disregard
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How to use guarding in a sentence

There were but five hundred men guarding the important post of Jefferson City.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
This storm blew them off their intended course to two capes which appeared guarding a huge bay.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The French windows of the library might be the one avenue of escape which McGinty's thinly spread men were not guarding.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Again they started on the run, and did not stop until they were halted by the picket guarding the road.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Let us join together silently in guarding Maude's good name, and in burying the past.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Guarding the door was one of the watchmen, who, from his great physique, might well have been a policeman out of livery.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
The dealer's partner may take no part in the play of the hand beyond guarding the dealer against revoking.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Tom partially avoided the blow by stepping back and guarding his face with one arm.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
With the ancients, oaths were employed in guarding as efficiently as they could the public conscience and the public security.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Overhead still wheeled the circle of guarding disks, manned, I knew, by the inexperienced priest-like insect men.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GUARDING

  • arresting
  • averting
  • balking
  • checking
  • conservative
  • coping with
  • defending
  • frustrating
  • guarding
  • in opposition
  • interrupting
  • opposing
  • preservative
  • preventive
  • protecting
  • resistive
  • safeguarding
  • thwarting
  • uptight
  • warding off
  • withstanding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.