|1.||[ verb ] make safe|
|Related terms:||protect precaution|
|2.||[ noun ] 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"
|Related terms:||measure protection security|
|3.||[ noun ] a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war|
|4.||[ verb ] escort safely|
|Related terms:||escort safe-conduct|