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Guarded

Synonyms for guarded:

Sense 1

held, safe.

personal

intimate.

provisional

conditional.

Other synonyms and related words:

incommunicative, considerate, moderate, noncommittal, unemotional, reticent, conservative, gingerly, kept, conditional, restrained, safe, unrevealing, quiet, uncommunicative, discreet, intimate, held, chary, reserved.

all (adjective)

restrained.

cautious (adjective)

circumspect, deliberate, wary, aware, observant, prudent, discreet, cautious, mindful, careful, watchful, alert, attentive, heedful.

defended (adjective)

fortified.

defensive (adjective)

shielding, armored, protective, countering, Sheltering, secure, buffering, defensive, guarding, wary, cautious.

gingerly (adjective)

gingerly.

noncommittal (adjective)

unrevealing.

protected (adjective)

Defended.

restrained (adjective)

reserved.

retained (adjective)

kept.

safe (adjective)

secure.

suspicious (adjective)

restrained, vigilant, reserved, reticent, chary, circumspect, careful, wary, noncommittal, watchful, safe, gingerly, discreet, attentive, cautious, prudent.

vigilant (adjective)

provident, attentive, mindful, particular, sharp-eyed, conscientious, precise, scrupulous, thorough, regardful, observant, cautious, diligent, fastidious, exacting, ready, vigilant, heedful, alert, watchful, finical, prudent, thoughtful, prepared, meticulous, fussy, responsible, strict, careful.

guarded (noun)

noncommittal, incommunicative, cautious, restrained, unrevealing, uncommunicative.

defended (verb)

sustained, Replied, Responded, barricaded, Answered, Defended, backfired, buffered, Argued, opposed, sheltered, countered, protected, Resisted, safeguarded, Policed, Screened, Rebutted, Warded, Upheld, Averted, Retorted, barred, secured, supported, saved, Returned, counterattacked, Fended, fortified, shielded, covered.

protected (verb)

maintained, preserved, conserved.

retained (verb)

kept.

Usage examples for guarded:

  • You see I am well guarded. - "Vittoria, v4", George Meredith.
  • And how is the fourth gate guarded? - "The King of Ireland's Son", Padraic Colum.
  • Igerne is guarded very closely in Tintagel. - "Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut", Wace.

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