Related formsguard·ed·ly, adverbguard·ed·ness, nounself-guard·ed, adjectivewell-guard·ed, adjective
Definition for guarded (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- either of the linemen stationed between a tackle and the center.
- the position played by this lineman.
Origin of guard
SYNONYMS FOR guard
Examples from the Web for guarded
The wine cellar—one of the best in the world—survived World War II and is guarded around the clock.
Throughout its 800-year history, Cambridge University has guarded jealously its absolute right to free speech.
People were eager to see the place that, just two days ago, was guarded with state air defense forces and riot police squads.
Long divorced, he doted on his grown children and guarded his solitude.
Obama ran a disciplined reelection campaign, but he could have guarded his tongue more carefully.
He was the son of God and of Coronis, and was guarded by a goatherd.The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II.|Annie Besant
But he is virtually a prisoner in the south tower, guarded by my soldiers.A Witch Shall Be Born|Robert E. Howard
Out from this window the little feet could trot upon the guarded roof of a piazza.An American Girl Abroad|Adeline Trafton
It was not until the following spring that chance improbably betrayed her guarded secret to me.The Book of Susan|Lee Wilson Dodd
They are bound to have it guarded, an' we've got to coax him out somehow.Hopalong Cassidy|Clarence E. Mulford
British Dictionary definitions for guarded (1 of 2)
Derived Formsguardedly, adverbguardedness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for guarded (2 of 2)
- chess cards to protect or cover (a chess man or card) with another
- curling bowls to protect or cover (a stone or bowl) by placing one's own stone or bowl between it and another player
- the act or duty of protecting, restraining, or supervising
- (as modifier)guard duty
- another name for safety chain
- a long neck chain often holding a chatelaine
- the position of the two players in a team who play furthest from the basket
- a player in this position
- (of a sentry) to begin to keep watch
- (with over) to take up a protective or defensive stance (over something)
Derived Formsguardable, adjectiveguarder, nounguardless, adjectiveguardlike, adjective
Word Origin for guard
Medicine definitions for guarded
Idioms and Phrases with guarded
see off guard; stand guard.