What does on guard mean?

Definitions for on guard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. on guard, on one's guard(p), upon one's guard(p), on your guard(adj)


    "on guard against con artists"; "must remain on your guard in such a situation"


  1. on guard(Adjective)

    The starting position of a fencing bout; en garde.

  2. on guard(Adjective)

    vigilant, alert


  1. On Guard

    On Guard is a 1927 American drama film serial directed by Arch Heath. It is considered to be lost.

Anagrams for on guard »

  1. Durango

  2. aground


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on guard in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of on guard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.

  3. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    And be on they guard against the good and the just They would fain curcify those who devise their own virtue -- they hate the lonesome ones.

  4. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace:

    He forced the guard to disrobe and then put on his clothes, he then held the shank against the guard as they went downstairs and he left through a side door.

  5. Reuel Marc Gerecht:

    The losses for the Guard Corps are increasing, we see the funeral announcements all the time of (Iran Revolutionary) Guard members who are perishing in Syria.

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