Safeguard vs Conductor - What's the difference?

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Safeguard is a related term of conductor.

As nouns the difference between safeguard and conductor

is that safeguard is something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense while conductor is one who conducts or leads; a guide; a director.

As a verb safeguard

is to protect, to keep safe.




(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)


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


    Alternative forms

    * conductour (obsolete)


    (en noun)
  • One who conducts or leads; a guide; a director.
  • * Dryden
  • Zeal, the blind conductor of the will.
  • (music) A person who conducts an orchestra, choir or other music ensemble; a professional whose occupation is conducting.
  • A person who takes tickets on public transportation.
  • train conductor'''; tram '''conductor
  • Something that can transmit electricity, heat, light or sound.
  • (mathematics) An ideal of a ring that measures how far it is from being integrally closed
  • * 1988 , F van Oystaeyen, Lieven Le Bruyn, Perspectives in ring theory
  • If c is the conductor ideal for R in R then prime ideals not containing c correspond to localizations yielding discrete valuation rings.
  • A grooved sound or staff used for directing instruments, such as lithontriptic forceps; a director.
  • (architecture) A leader.
  • Antonyms

    * non-conductor (3), nonconductor (3), insulator (3)

    Derived terms

    * lightning conductor

    See also

    * ticket inspector ----