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See definition of guarding on Dictionary.com
  • as indefensive
  • as inon guard
  • as inconservation
  • as inprotection
  • as insafekeeping

synonyms for guarding

  • opposing
  • averting
  • conservative
  • foiling
  • forestalling
  • preservative
  • preventive
  • thwarting
  • arresting
  • balking
  • checking
  • coping with
  • defending
  • frustrating
  • in opposition
  • interrupting
  • protecting
  • resistive
  • safeguarding
  • uptight
  • warding off
  • withstanding

antonyms for guarding

MOST RELEVANT
  • unwary
  • unwatchful
    • ignorance
    • neglect
    • negligence
    • destruction
    • spending
    • squandering
    • waste
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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
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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