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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) guard

Synonyms: guard Definition: a position on a basketball team

Hypernyms: position Definition: (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player Usage: what position does he play?

Synonyms: guard Definition: (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage Usage: guards must be good blockers

Hypernyms: lineman Definition: (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage

Synonyms: sentry duty, sentry go, guard, guard duty Definition: the duty of serving as a sentry Usage: he was on guard that night

Hypernyms: assignment, duty assignment Definition: a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces) Usage: hazardous duty

Synonyms: safeguard, precaution, guard Definition: a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc. Usage: he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution; an insurance policy is a good safeguard; we let our guard down

Hypernyms: step, measure Definition: any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal Usage: the situation called for strong measures; the police took steps to reduce crime

Synonyms: safety, safety device, guard Definition: a device designed to prevent injury or accidents

Hypernyms: device Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: guard Definition: a posture of defence in boxing or fencing Usage: keep your guard up

Hypernyms: position, posture, attitude Definition: the arrangement of the body and its limbs Usage: he assumed an attitude of surrender

Synonyms: guard Definition: a military unit serving to protect some place or person

Hypernyms: military force, military group, military unit, force Definition: a unit that is part of some military service Usage: he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men

Synonyms: guard Definition: the person who plays that position on a football team Usage: the left guard was injured on the play

Hypernyms: lineman Definition: one of the players on the line of scrimmage

Synonyms: guard Definition: a person who keeps watch over something or someone

Hypernyms: defender, shielder, guardian, protector Definition: a person who cares for persons or property

Synonyms: guard Definition: the person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team

Hypernyms: basketball player, basketeer, cager Definition: an athlete who plays basketball

Synonyms for (verb) guard

Synonyms: guard, ward Definition: watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect Usage: guard my possessions while I'm away

Hypernyms: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: guard, hold, defend Definition: protect against a challenge or attack Usage: Hold that position behind the trees!; Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks

Hypernyms: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: guard Definition: to keep watch over Usage: there would be men guarding the horses

Hypernyms: keep an eye on, follow, observe, watch, watch over Definition: follow with the eyes or the mind Usage: Keep an eye on the baby, please!; The world is watching Sarajevo; She followed the men with the binoculars

Synonyms: guard Definition: take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence Usage: guard against becoming too friendly with the staff; guard against infection

Hypernyms: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel