Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. cauto
Melanie was guarded in her reply and I could see she was nervous.Melanie fue cauta en su respuesta y vi que estaba nerviosa.
b. cauteloso
Her guarded reply did not give me grounds for optimism.Su respuesta cautelosa no me dio motivos para ser optimista.
c. comedido
Not wishing to inflame the situation further, the president's words were guarded.El presidente no quería exacerbar la situación así que sus palabras fueron comedidas.
d. moderado
People welcomed the news with guarded optimism.El pueblo recibió la noticia con un optimismo moderado.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (cautious)
a. cauteloso(a), cauto(a)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
guarded [ˈɡɑːdɪd]
[+person] cauto; comedido; [+reply, tone] cauteloso; [+optimism] comedido; moderado
she was guarded about committing herself fue cautelosa or cauta a la hora de comprometerse
she was guarded about her feelings on the subject
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate guarded using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
el brebaje
Hear an audio pronunciation
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.