Defender is a related term of safeguard.
As nouns the difference between defender and safeguard
is that defender
is someone who defends people or property while safeguard
is something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense.
As a verb safeguard is
to protect, to keep safe.
* defendor (obsolete)
* defendour (obsolete)
Someone who defends people or property.
(legal) A lawyer who represents defendants.
A fighter who repels an attack.
(sports) One of the players whose primary task is to prevent the opposition from scoring.
Something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense.
One who, or that which, defends or protects; defence; protection.
- Getting a flu shot is a good safeguard against illness.
A safe-conduct or passport, especially in time of war.
- Thy sword, the safeguard of thy brother's throne.
to protect, to keep safe
to escort safely
- She kept a savings to safeguard against debt and emergencies.