What does lifeguard mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lifeguard, lifesaver(noun)

    an attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents


  1. lifeguard(Noun)

    an attendant, usually an expert swimmer, employed to save swimmers in trouble or near drowning at a body of water

  2. lifeguard(Noun)

    a lifesaver

  3. lifeguard(Noun)

    a sturdy metal bracket affixed in front of each of the leading wheels of a train to deflect small objects away from the wheels to prevent derailment.

  4. Origin: life + guard


  1. Lifeguard

    A lifeguard supervises the safety and rescue of swimmers, surfers, and other water sports participants such as in a swimming pool, water park, or beach. Lifeguards are strong swimmers and trained in first aid, certified in water rescue using a variety of aids and equipment depending on requirements of their particular venue. In some areas, lifeguards are part of the emergency services system to incidents and in some communities, the lifeguard service also carries out mountain rescues, or may function as the primary EMS provider.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lifeguard in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lifeguard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of lifeguard in a Sentence

  1. Simon Lewis:

    As a lifeguard, you want to help everybody, it's your job -- your job is to kind of look at everybody the same, irrespective of their language, their race, their religion or creed.

  2. Andrea Bauer:

    A customer told a lifeguard, who warned the security guards, the people who visit that area are naked or wearing few clothes. Protecting their privacy is therefore all the more important.

  3. Erika Eleniak:

    It really was just like a big family, honestly, brothers and sisters. There was this big camaderie and we had a lot of lifeguards and paramedics [ on set ] that were real because one of the main creators was a real lifeguard … And there was a real brotherhood among all the lifeguards … The cast and crew were just really amazing.

  4. Steven Wright:

    The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard.

  5. Photographer Jorge Rodriguez:

    This year, we refurbished an old lifeguard stand, where we have a sergeant and detective stationed on the weekend to DJ, engage with our community and visitors and remind them of the do’s and don’ts of having a good time.

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