HyperDic: safeguard

English > 4 senses of the word safeguard:
VERBcompetitionsafeguardmake safe
motionsafeguardescort safely
NOUNactsafeguard, precaution, guarda precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage / damage or injury etc.
communicationsafeguard, safe-conducta document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war
safeguard > pronunciation
Soundssey'fgaa.rd
Rhymesavant-garde ... yard: 51 rhymes with aard...
English > safeguard: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage / damage or injury etc..
Example "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"
Synonymsprecaution, guard
NarrowerbackstopA precaution in case of an emergency
security, security measuresMeasures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.
Broadermeasure, stepAny maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
Spanishprecaución, prevención, salvaguarda
Catalanprecaució, prevenció, salvaguarda
Verbssafeguardmake safe
English > safeguard: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war.
Synonymsafe-conduct
Broaderpass, passportAny authorization to pass or go somewhere
Spanishsalvoconducto
Catalansalconduit
Verbssafeguardescort safely
English > safeguard: 4 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningmake safe.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage
Spanishsalvaguardar
Catalansalvaguardar
Nounssafeguarda precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage / damage or injury etc.
English > safeguard: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningescort safely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
BroaderescortAccompany as an escort
Spanishsalvaguardar
Nounssafeguarda document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war

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