- 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"
--1 is a kind of measure, step
--1 has particulars: security, security measures
Derived form: verb safeguard1
- safe-conduct, safeguard - a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war
--2 is a kind of pass, passport
Derived form: verb safeguard2