Safeguard vs Safeguarding - What's the difference?

safeguard | safeguarding |


As nouns the difference between safeguard and safeguarding

is that safeguard is something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense while safeguarding is protection.

As verbs the difference between safeguard and safeguarding

is that safeguard is to protect, to keep safe while safeguarding is .

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
  • safeguarding

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • protection
  • Verb

    (head)