Associations to the word «Safeguard»


SAFEGUARD, noun. Something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense.
SAFEGUARD, noun. One who, or that which, defends or protects; defence; protection.
SAFEGUARD, noun. A safe-conduct or passport, especially in time of war.
SAFEGUARD, verb. To protect, to keep safe
SAFEGUARD, verb. To escort safely

Dictionary definition

SAFEGUARD, noun. A precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.; "he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"; "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"; "we let our guard down".
SAFEGUARD, noun. A document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war.
SAFEGUARD, verb. Make safe.
SAFEGUARD, verb. Escort safely.

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