gaurd vs guard : Common Errors in English

About gaurd vs guard

Too bad the Elizabethan “guard” won out over the earlier, French-derived spelling “garde” but the word was never spelled “gaurd.” The standard spelling is related to Italian and Spanish “guarda,” pronounced “gwarda.”

guard Meaning(s)

  • (n) a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • (n) the person who plays that position on a football team
  • (n) a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
  • (n) a posture of defence in boxing or fencing
  • (n) the person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team
  • (n) a military unit serving to protect some place or person
  • (n) a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
  • (n) the duty of serving as a sentry
  • (n) (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage
  • (n) a position on a basketball team
  • (v) to keep watch over
  • (v) watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect
  • (v) protect against a challenge or attack
  • (v) take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence

gaurd in News

  • Congressman Richard Hanna Hosts Academy Day

    BINGHAMTON -- Congressman Richard Hanna was in town Saturday to help students interested in serving our country. Hanna hosted Academy Day at Binghamton University and dozens of students got a chance to meet with representatives from the Navy, Military, Coast Gaurd, Merchant Marines, and Air Force. The event is designed to give the kids the information they need to get a head start on trying to ...
    on June 9, 2013 Source: FOX 40 Binghamton

guard in News

  1. Shipwrecks, Coast Guard Rescues and Lions Featured in New Audiobook Releases Set for Dad's Day by Author Robert Frump ...

    Shipwrecks, Coast Guard rescues, rescue swimmers and man-eating lions are among the titles released in Audio-Book Format by Race Point Productions, Inc., and starting at $7.95. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  2. National Guard group to hold convention in Hawaii

    A private association of National Guard members plans to hold its annual conference in Honolulu this year, even though some officials at the Pentagon have questioned the wisdom of meeting in a vacation ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman

    The Coast Guard has rescued an 80-year-old fisherman off the coast of Mexico.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Channel 8 San Diego

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