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safeguard

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of safeguard

  1. 1 means or method of defending <with these safeguards in place, no one should be able to break into our computers> Synonyms aegis (also egis), ammunition, armor, buckler, cover, guard, protection, defense, screen, security, shield, wall, wardRelated Words arm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, strongholdNear Antonyms aggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive

  2. 2 a measure taken to preclude loss or injury <safeguards that were intended to assure our security, but not at the expense of our liberty> Synonyms caution, fail-safe, palladium, preventive, precautionRelated Words armor, cover, guard, protection, screen, shield, wall, ward


safeguard

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of safeguard

  1. to drive danger or attack away from <sheepdogs safeguard the flock from attacks by wolves> Synonyms bulwark, cover, fence, fend, forfend, guard, keep, protect, defend, screen, secure, shield, wardRelated Words avert, prevent; oppose, resist, withstand; battle, contend, fight, war; conserve, preserve, save; buffer, palisade, picket, wallNear Antonyms bombard, storm; beset, besiege, overrun; capitulate, cave, submit, yieldAntonyms assail, assault, attack



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