Safeguard vs Maintenance - What's the difference?

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Safeguard is a related term of maintenance.


As nouns the difference between safeguard and maintenance

is that safeguard is something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense while maintenance is actions performed to keep some machine or system functioning or in service.

As a verb safeguard

is to protect, to keep safe.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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
  • maintenance

    Alternative forms

    * maintenaunce

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Actions performed to keep some machine or system functioning or in service
  • (legal) A tort committed when a third party who does not have a bona fide interest in a lawsuit provides help or acquires an interest to a litigant's lawsuit.
  • (legal) (UK English) Alimony, a periodical payment or a lump sum made or ordered to be made to a spouse after a divorce.
  • Money required or spent to provide for the needs of a person or a family.
  • See also

    * high-maintenance * low-maintenance * maintenance-free * maintenance window