English to Afrikaans Meaning :: guard

wag, skerm
Guard :
wag
- wagbewaakGuarderbewaakwagte
 

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Noun(1) a person who keeps watch over something or someone(2) the person who plays that position on a football team(3) a device designed to prevent injury or accidents(4) a posture of defence in boxing or fencing(5) the person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team(6) a military unit serving to protect some place or person(7) a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.(8) the duty of serving as a sentry(9) (American football(10) a position on a basketball team
Verb(1) to keep watch over(2) watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect(3) protect against a challenge or attack(4) take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence

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(1) I asked the guard what time the train got back to Salford.(2) he let his guard slip enough to make some unwise comments(3) Even those who are well known, for whatever reason, will fiercely guard their privacy.(4) Back in 1969 I was lucky enough to be part of the guard when Prince Charles was invested as Prince of Wales at Caernafon Castle.(5) It is said that a guardian angel is assigned to every person to guard and protect her or his body and soul.(6) If you succeed in sweeping your opponent then go back to the butterfly guard and try again.(7) a security guard(8) he's the captain of the palace guard(9) a retractable blade guard(10) two men were left to guard the stockade(11) soldiers on guard duty(12) You start with your opponent in the closed guard and a grip on his sleeve and lapel.(13) Inge believes the prospect of being posted to guard political prisoners, and the cruel conditions her son was expecting to have to enforce there, pushed him to attempt to escape.(14) Of course, that didn't stop the guard on my train advising us to change for the Central and Victoria Lines as we rolled into Stratford.(15) From butterfly guard, of course, you also have the option of returning to the half guard .(16) I had to wear a mouth guard constantly for about the first nine months, because my muscles were so tight that my teeth would grind.
Related Words
(1) security guard ::
sekuriteitswag
Synonyms
Noun
1. sentry ::
wag
2. warden ::
bewaarder
3. vigilance ::
waaksaamheid
4. safety guard ::
veiligheid wag
5. safety ::
veiligheid
6. precaution ::
voorsorgmaatreël
7. guard duty ::
wagdiens
Verb
8. protect ::
beskerm
9. keep under surveillance ::
kasty toesig
10. beware of ::
Pasop vir
11. defend ::
verdedig
12. ward ::
wyk
Antonyms
1. offensive ::
offensief
Different Forms
guard, guarded, guarder, guarders, guarding, guards
Word Example from TV Shows

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Lieutenant Alcázar speaking,\\NCivil Guard unit.\0

Lieutenant Alcázar speaking,
Civil Guard unit.

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 2


Guard!

Guard!

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 6


He can guard all 19 castles on the Wall
if he so wishes.

He can GUARD all 19 castles on the Wall if he so wishes.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 9


You can\'t slay the guard with a dagger.

You can't slay the GUARD with a dagger.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 3


Turns out they guard the iPods,
but they don\'t guard the shirts.

Turns out they GUARD the iPods, but they don't GUARD the shirts.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 5


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