Definitions For Guard

noun

  • A position on a basketball team
  • (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage
  • The duty of serving as a sentry
  • A precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
  • A device designed to prevent injury or accidents
  • A posture of defence in boxing or fencing
  • A military unit serving to protect some place or person
  • The person who plays that position on a football team
  • A person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • The person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team
  • A state in which someone is carefully looking for possible danger, threats, problems, etc.
  • A person whose job or duty is to watch and protect someone or something
  • A group of people (such as soldiers) who protect a person or place

verb

  • Watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect
  • Protect against a challenge or attack
  • To keep watch over
  • Take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence
  • To watch (someone) in order to prevent escape
  • To protect (someone or something) from danger or attack
  • To be careful about not telling or talking about (something, such as a secret)

Is Guard a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
9

The word Guard is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Guard in a Sentence

  • There were dozens of police officers standing guard along the parade route.
  • Tourists gather every day to watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace.
  • The guard must be in place before operating the meat slicer.
  • Two policemen were assigned to guard the prisoner.
  • A tank guarded the bridge from enemy attack.
  • A police officer was stationed outside to guard the door.

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