bantay [bántay] 1n A tenant (as on a farm or coconut plantation). (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect.) 2v To do the work of a tenant; to caretake, take care of a farm or plantation. (sem. domains: 6.2.7 - Farm worker.) 3n Minder of children; child minder; carer of sick people or patients. (sem. domains: 2.5.7 - Treat disease, 6.3.2 - Tend herds in fields, 2.6.4.2 - Child.) 4v To take care of, mind, watch animals or people (as of sheep, children or patients). (sem. domains: 2.5.7 - Treat disease, 6.3.2 - Tend herds in fields, 2.6.4.2 - Child.) 5n The defender of a goal or basket in a team game. (sem. domains: 4.2.6.2 - Sports.) 6n To defend, play defence in a team game. (sem. domains: 4.2.6.2 - Sports.) 7n A guard (as of a soldier or police). (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect, 4.7.7.3 - Imprison.) 8v To guard (as of a soldier or police). bantayán syn: toytoy 3, giya 1, tanor, kabulig 2. (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect, 4.7.7.3 - Imprison.) 9v To watch for an arriving vehicle, person. (sem. domains: 3.1.2.1 - Alert.) comp. bantayan it padyak , comp. bantayan it sasakyan , comp. bayay it bantay