Safeguard vs Assistance - What's the difference?

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Safeguard is a related term of assistance.


As nouns the difference between safeguard and assistance

is that safeguard is something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense while assistance is aid; help; the act or result of assisting.

As a verb safeguard

is to protect, to keep safe.

safeguard

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense.
  • Getting a flu shot is a good safeguard against illness.
  • One who, or that which, defends or protects; defence; protection.
  • * Granville
  • Thy sword, the safeguard of thy brother's throne.
  • A safe-conduct or passport, especially in time of war.
  • (Shakespeare)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to protect, to keep safe
  • She kept a savings to safeguard against debt and emergencies.
  • to escort safely
  • assistance

    Alternative forms

    * assistaunce

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Aid; help; the act or result of assisting.
  • Derived terms

    * public assistance