guard

noun

  • 1

    A soldier stationed to keep guard or to control access to a place.

verb

Dialects

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Emoji One's shield emoji Apple's shield emoji Twemoji's shield emoji Facebook's shield emoji Messenger does not support shield emoji Google's shield emoji

Origin

Late Middle English (in the sense ‘care, custody’): from Old French garde (noun), garder (verb), of West Germanic origin. Compare with ward.

Pronunciation

  • guard /ɡɑːd/