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 for safeguard
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Safeguard \Safe"guard`\, n. [Safe = guard: cf. F. sauvegarde.]
     1. One who, or that which, defends or protects; defense;
        protection. --Shak.
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              Thy sword, the safeguard of thy brother's throne.
                                                    --Granville.
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     2. A convoy or guard to protect a traveler or property.
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     3. A pass; a passport; a safe-conduct. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Safeguard \Safe"guard`\, v. t.
     To guard; to protect. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  safeguard
      n 1: 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" [syn: precaution, safeguard,
           guard]
      2: a document or escort providing safe passage through a region
         especially in time of war [syn: safe-conduct, safeguard]
      v 1: make safe
      2: escort safely

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  143 Moby Thesaurus words for "safeguard":
     advocate, aegis, arm, arm guard, armament, armor, assurance,
     assure, backstop, bill of health, bless, bodyguard, buffer,
     bulwark, bumper, care for, champion, clear sailing, clearance,
     cloak, compass about, conserve, contraceptive, convoy, copyright,
     cover, crash helmet, cushion, dashboard, defence, defend, dodger,
     ensure, escort, face mask, fence, fend, fender, finger guard,
     flank, foot guard, forearming, forehandedness, foresight,
     foresightedness, forethought, forethoughtfulness, full pratique,
     fuse, gentleman-at-arms, goggles, governor, guarantee, guard,
     guard against, guardrail, guards, guardsman, hand guard, handrail,
     harbor, hard hat, harmlessness, haven, helmet, immunity,
     insulation, insurance, insure, interlock, invulnerability, keep,
     keep from harm, keep safe, knee guard, knuckle guard,
     laminated glass, life preserver, lifeline, lightning conductor,
     lightning rod, look after, make safe, mask, measures, mudguard,
     nestle, nose guard, pad, padding, palladium, pass, passport,
     patent, pilot, police, praetorian guard, pratique, precaution,
     precautions, precautiousness, preserve, preventive,
     preventive measure, prophylactic, protect, protection,
     protective clothing, protective umbrella, providence, provision,
     register, ride shotgun for, risklessness, safe-conduct, safeness,
     safety, safety glass, safety plug, safety rail, safety shoes,
     safety switch, safety valve, save, screen, seat belt, secure,
     security, shelter, shield, shin guard, shroud, steps,
     steps and measures, sun helmet, surety, umbrella, underwrite, visa,
     ward, windscreen, windshield, yeoman
  
  

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