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Ward (IPA: /ˈwɔɹd/)


Ward (a.)

The act of guarding; watch; guard; guardianship; specifically, a guarding during the day. See the Note under Watch, n., 1.

Ward (n.)

One who, or that which, guards; garrison; defender; protector; means of guarding; defense; protection.

Ward (n.)

The state of being under guard or guardianship; confinement under guard; the condition of a child under a guardian; custody.

Ward (n.)

A guarding or defensive motion or position, as in fencing; guard.

Ward (n.)

One who, or that which, is guarded.

Ward (n.)

A minor or person under the care of a guardian; as, a ward in chancery.

Ward (n.)

A division of a county.

Ward (n.)

A division, district, or quarter of a town or city.

Ward (n.)

A division of a forest.

Ward (n.)

A division of a hospital; as, a fever ward.

Ward (n.)

A projecting ridge of metal in the interior of a lock, to prevent the use of any key which has not a corresponding notch for passing it.

Ward (n.)

A notch or slit in a key corresponding to a ridge in the lock which it fits; a ward notch.

Ward (n.)

To keep in safety; to watch; to guard; formerly, in a specific sense, to guard during the day time.

Ward (n.)

To defend; to protect.

Ward (n.)

To defend by walls, fortifications, etc.

Ward (n.)

To fend off; to repel; to turn aside, as anything mischievous that approaches; -- usually followed by off.

Ward (v. i.)

To be vigilant; to keep guard.

Ward (v. i.)

To act on the defensive with a weapon.

Ward

Organisational unit for elections

Ward

Subdivision of a local government unit, used for electoral purposes

Ward

Courtyard enclosed by a curtain wall

Ward

City in Arkansas, United States

Ward

Town in Colorado, United States

Ward Synonyms

Cellblock

Ward Synonyms

Hospital Ward

Ward Synonyms

Ward, Baroness Jackson Of Lodsworth, Barbara Ward

Ward Synonyms

Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold Ward, Mrs. Humphrey Ward

Ward Synonyms

Ward, Montgomery Ward, Aaron Montgomery Ward

Ward Synonyms

Guard

WARD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Walking Assistance and Rehabilitation Device

WARD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

WEstern Aircraft Repair Depot

Ward Rhymes

Board, Bored, Chord, Cord, Cored, Fjord, Floored, Foard, Ford, Forde, Goard, Gored, Gourd, Hoard, Hord, Horde, Jorde, Lord, Mord, Nord, Nored, Norred, Oared, Ord, Plourde, Pored, Poured, Roared, Scored, Shored, Snored, Soard, Soared, Stored, Sword, Ward, Warde, Warred

Abhorred, Aboard, Accord, Acord, Adored, Afford, Alvord, Award, Axford, Beauford, Debord, Deborde, Deplored, Dubord, Explored, Ignored, Implored, Laborde, Mainord, Mccord, Montford, Mountford, Outscored, Reboard, Record, Restored, Revord, Reward, Shavord, Toward, Verwoerd

Prerecord, Underscored, Unexplored, Untoward


Ward (Last Name / Surname)

Ward is the #79 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 260,464 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Ward in Spanish is Sala

Tagalog Translation

Ward in Tagalog is Alaga

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Psych Ward Woman: Where are you going?" - Least I Could Do

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The Irish caught hell, the Jews caught hell, the Polacks caught hell. We want Ward 8 to be the model of diversity." - Marion Barry

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Wie einer ist, so ist sein Gott, Darum ward Gott so oft zu Spott." - God


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