guarded

  • 1 Guarded — «Guarded» Сингл Disturbed из альбома Ten Thous …

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  • 2 guarded — UK US /ˈgɑːdɪd/ adjective ► careful not to give too much information or show how you really feel: »a guarded response »Conversation on the trading floor tends to be polite but guarded. ► protected from being known, found, harmed, or taken:… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Guarded — Guard ed, a. Cautious; wary; circumspect; as, he was guarded in his expressions; framed or uttered with caution; as, his expressions were guarded. {Guard edly}, adv. {Guard ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 guarded — [gär′did] adj. 1. kept safe; watched over and protected; defended 2. kept from escape or trouble; held in check; supervised 3. cautious; noncommittal [a guarded reply ] ☆ 4. serious and of uncertain prognosis [a patient in guarded condition]… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 guarded — guarded; un·guarded; …

    English syllables

  • 6 guarded — I adjective alert, attentive, awake, aware, careful, cautious, cautus, chary, circumspect, circumspectus, conservative, defended, discreet, fenced, heedful, in custody, noncommittal, protected, prudent, reserved, reticent, safe, safeguarded,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 guarded — c.1500, pp. adj. from GUARD (Cf. guard) (v.). Meaning reserved and cautious in speech, behavior, etc. is from 1728. Related: Guardedly; guardedness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 guarded — [adj] suspicious attentive, cagey, calculating, canny, careful, cautious, chary, circumspect, discreet, gingerly, leery, noncommittal, on the lookout*, overcautious, prudent, reserved, restrained, reticent, safe, vigilant, wary, watchful, with… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 guarded — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ cautious and having possible reservations. DERIVATIVES guardedly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Guarded — Infobox Single Name = Guarded Artist = Disturbed from Album = Ten Thousand Fists Released = June 28, 2005 flagicon|United States Format = CD Recorded = 2005 Genre = Alternative metal, heavy metal Length = 3:22 Label = Reprise Producer = Johnny K… …

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  • 11 guarded — [[t]gɑ͟ː(r)dɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as guarded, you mean that they are careful not to show their feelings or give away information. The boy gave him a guarded look... In the office, Dr. Lahey seemed less guarded, more relaxed.… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 Guarded — Guard Guard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Guarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gurding}.] [OF. guarder, garder, warder, F. garder, fr. OHG. wart?n to be on the watch, await, G. marten. See {Ward}, v. & n., and cf. {Guard}, n.] 1. To protect from danger; to secure… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 guarded — guard|ed [ˈga:dıd US ˈga:r ] adj not giving very much information or showing your feelings about something = ↑cautious ▪ The minister was quite guarded in his comments. ▪ He gave the proposal a guarded welcome. >guardedly adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 guarded — guard|ed [ gardəd ] adjective not giving much information because you do not want someone to know everything about something: guarded comments He was being fairly guarded about the details. ╾ guard|ed|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 guarded — adjective a guarded statement, remark etc deliberately does not give much information about your thoughts and feelings: “What do you want?” Her tone was guarded and hesitant. guardedly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 guarded — UK [ˈɡɑː(r)dɪd] / US [ˈɡɑrdəd] adjective not giving much information because you do not want someone to know everything about something guarded comments He was being fairly guarded about the details. Derived word: guardedly adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 17 guarded — adjective Date: 1709 1. cautious, circumspect 2. being an extremely serious condition with uncertain outcome < was in guarded condition after the crash > • guardedly adverb • guardedness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 guarded — guardedly, adv. guardedness, n. /gahr did/, adj. 1. cautious; careful; prudent: to be guarded in one s speech. 2. protected, watched, or restrained, as by a guard. [1500 10; GUARD + ED2] Syn. 1. wary, watchful, chary, circumspect, vigilant. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 19 guarded — adj. Guarded is used with these nouns: ↑expression, ↑optimism, ↑welcome …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 guarded — adjective cautious and having possible reservations: he gave a guarded welcome to the idea. Derivatives guardedly adverb guardedness noun …

    English new terms dictionary


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