Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun safeguard

2 senses of safeguard

Sense 1
precaution, safeguard, guard -- (a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.; "he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"; "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"; "we let our guard down")
       => measure, step -- (any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime")

Sense 2
safe-conduct, safeguard -- (a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war)
       => pass, passport -- (any authorization to pass or go somewhere; "the pass to visit had a strict time limit")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb safeguard

2 senses of safeguard

Sense 1
safeguard -- (make safe)
       => protect -- (shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain")

Sense 2
safeguard -- (escort safely)
       => escort -- (accompany as an escort; "She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball")

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