Safeguard vs Attendant - What's the difference?

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Safeguard is a related term of attendant.


As nouns the difference between safeguard and attendant

is that safeguard is something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense while attendant is one who attends; one who works with or watches something.

As a verb safeguard

is to protect, to keep safe.

As an adjective attendant is

going with; associated; concomitant.

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
  • attendant

    English

    Alternative forms

    * attendaunt (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who attends; one who works with or watches something.
  • Give your keys to the parking attendants and they will park your car for you.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Going with; associated; concomitant.
  • They promoted him to supervisor, with all the attendant responsibilities and privileges.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • The natural melancholy attendant upon his situation added to the gloom of the owner of the mansion.
  • (legal) Depending on, or owing duty or service to.
  • the widow attendant to the heir
    (Cowell)

    See also

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