guard

I
n.
group of sentries
sentry

1) to call out the guard

2) to mount, post the guard

3) to change, relieve the guard

4) an advance; armed; color; honor; palace; police; rear; security guard (they slipped past the palace guard)

5) under guard

guard duty

6) to stand guard over

7) on guard (to go on guard)

militia

8) a home guard

police officer
auxiliary police officer

9) (AE) a crossing guard

10) a prison guard (AE; BE has warder, wardress)

alertness
readiness to fight

11) off guard; on guard (to be caught off guard)

12) to put smb. on one's guard

13) to keep one's guard up

protective article of clothing

14) a knee; nose; shin guard (see the Usage Note for warden)

II
v.

1) to guard closely (the player was guarded closely by her opponent)

2) (d; intr.) to guard against (to guard against catching cold)

3) (D; tr.) to guard against (to guard an embassy against intruders)

4) (D; tr.) to guard from (to guard smb. from harm)

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[gɑːd]
color
post the guard
post the guard
relieve the guard
shin guard (see the Usage Note for warden)
security guard (they slipped past the palace guard)
on guard (to be caught off guard)
['alertness'] ['readiness to fight'] off guard
['group of sentries'] ['sentry'] to call out the guard
['guard duty'] to stand guard over
['militia'] a home guard
['police officer'] ['auxiliary police officer'] (AE) a crossing guard
['protective article of clothing'] a knee
an advance
to change
to keep one's guard up
to mount
to put smb. on one's guard
under guard
a prison guard (AE; BE has warder, wardress)
to guard closely (the player was guarded closely by her opponent)
(d; intr.) to guard against (to guard against catching cold)
(D; tr.) to guard against (to guard an embassy against intruders)
(D; tr.) to guard from (to guard smb. from harm)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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