English dictionary definition of:



  • 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 defense 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


  • 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

Sign up to remove this advert

Remove this advert


defend hold precaution safeguard safety ward

Other Spellzone word lists: Crime, general
Jobs, vocational

Scrabble score for guard

Scrabble score = 7

generated at 19:41:20 on 31-07-19

Spelling dictionary home

Sign up to remove this advert

Remove this advert

Print this page

"Spellzone is incredibly easy to access and caters for a wide range of abilities, which means you can use it throughout the school at a range of levels, making it fantastic value for money as a learning resource."

Anne Shisler, SENCO, City of London School for Girls