• a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • the person who plays that position on a football team;
    • "the left guard was injured on the play"
  • a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
  • a posture of defence in boxing or fencing;
    • "keep your guard up"
  • the person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team
  • a military unit serving to protect some place or person
  • a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.;
    • "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"
    • "we let our guard down"
  • the duty of serving as a sentry;
    • "he was on guard that night"
  • (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage;
    • "guards must be good blockers"
  • a position on a basketball team
  • to keep watch over;
    • "there would be men guarding the horses"
  • watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect;
    • "guard my possessions while I'm away"
  • protect against a challenge or attack;
  • take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence;
    • "guard against becoming too friendly with the staff"
    • "guard against infection"
  • GUARD v -ED, -ING, -S to protect

Scrabble Score: 7

guard is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

guard is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

guard is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 9

guard is a valid Words With Friends word