Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de guard

(verbo) 
Definition
to take precautions
Gunmen guarded homes near the cemetery.
Sinônimos
protect
He vowed to protect her all the days of her life.
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watch
Owners can't watch their pets 24 hours a day.
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defend
They defended themselves against some racist thugs.
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secure
The loan is secured against your home.
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police
the UN force whose job it is to police the border
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mind
Could you mind the shop while I'm out, please?
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cover
You make a run for it and I'll cover you.
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screen
They deliberately screened him from knowledge of their operations.
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preserve
We need to preserve the rainforests.
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shelter
A neighbour sheltered the boy for seven days.
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shield
He shielded his head from the sun with an old sack.
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patrol
Prison officers continued to patrol the grounds.
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safeguard
international action to safeguard the ozone layer
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watch over
(verbo) 
Definition
to keep watch over (a prisoner) to prevent escape
She is being guarded by a platoon of police officers.
Sinônimos
watch over
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watch
I had the feeling we were being watched.
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oversee
Get a surveyor to oversee and inspect the various stages of the work.
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supervise
He supervised and trained more than 400 volunteers.
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keep under surveillance
(substantivo) 
The prisoners overpowered their guards and locked them in a cell.
Sinônimos
sentry
The sentry would not let her enter.
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warder
The inmates of the jail have taken a prison warder hostage.
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warden
He was a warden at the local parish church.
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custodian
the custodian of the holy shrine in Mecca
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watch
Keep a close watch on him while I'm gone.
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patrol
The trespassers fled after they were challenged by a patrol.
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lookout
One committed the burglary and the other acted as lookout.
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watchman
He worked for ten years as a watchman in a factory.
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sentinel
a watchful sentinel
(substantivo) 
Definition
a person or group of people who protect or watch over people or things
a heavily armed guard of police
Sinônimos
escort
He arrived with a police escort.
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convoy
They travel in a convoy with armed guards.
(substantivo) 
Definition
anything that provides protection
The heater should have a safety guard fitted.
Sinônimos
shield
The wall provided a shield from the wind.
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security
under pressure to tighten airport security
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defence
The land was flat, giving no scope for defence.
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screen
They put a screen in front of me.
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protection
Innocence is no protection from the evils in our society.
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safeguard
A system like ours lacks adequate safeguards for civil liberties.
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buffer
a multinational buffer between the two sides
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rampart
a walk along the ramparts of the old city
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bulwark
a bulwark of democracy
(substantivo) 
It takes me a long time to drop my guard and get close to people.
Sinônimos
caution
Drivers are urged to exercise extreme caution in icy weather.
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vigilance
a problem that requires constant vigilance
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wariness
Extreme wariness is the safest policy when dealing with this machinery.
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frases

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palavras relacionadas com

related adjective custodial

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of buffer
Definition
a person or thing that lessens shock or protects from damaging impact, circumstances, etc.
a multinational buffer between the two sides
in the sense of bulwark
Definition
a person or thing acting as a defence
a bulwark of democracy
in the sense of convoy
Definition
a group of vehicles or ships travelling together
They travel in a convoy with armed guards.

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