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1. ward

noun. ['ˈwɔrd'] a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Ward

  • unexplored
  • underscored
  • prerecord
  • mountford
  • montford
  • explored
  • restored
  • outscored
  • implored
  • deplored
  • axford
  • verwoerd
  • shavord
  • revord
  • record
  • reboard
  • mccord
  • mainord
  • laborde
  • ignored
  • dubord
  • deborde
  • debord
  • beauford
  • alvord
  • abhorred
  • stored
  • scored
  • plourde
  • floored

How do you pronounce ward?

Pronounce ward as wɔrd.

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Sentences with ward


1. Verb, base form
The good news is that there are few measures you can take to help ward off those jelly legs.

Quotes about ward


1. I'll let you in on a secret: I can't stand Jay Ward. I hate being compared to Rocky and Bullwinkle. It's just a different style of humor.
- John Kricfalusi

2. When the dead do walk seek water's run,for this the Dead will always shun. Swift river's best or broadest laketo ward the dead and have and make.If water fails thee, fire's thy friend, if neither guards it will be thy end.
- Garth Nix, Lirael

3. The larger a star the shorter its life, but all the more fascinating its death. As it collapses within it’s body, the infalling material can be no longer be compressed; the star is blown to pieces; its shattered mass realeases out ward at the speed of light.
- Kelly Easton, The Life History of a Star

2. ward-heeler

noun. a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends.

Synonyms

  • political hack
  • political leader
  • hack
  • pol
  • politico
  • politician

3. ward

noun. ['ˈwɔrd'] a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections.

Synonyms

  • administrative division
  • municipality
  • administrative district

Antonyms

  • electrolytic cell
  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. ward

noun. ['ˈwɔrd'] block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care.

Synonyms

  • block
  • hospital
  • detox
  • maternity ward
  • infirmary

Antonyms

  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability

Etymology

  • weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. Ward

noun. English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920).

Synonyms

  • Mrs. Humphrey Ward

6. Ward

noun. United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913).

Synonyms

  • Aaron Montgomery Ward

7. Ward

noun. English economist and conservationist (1914-1981).

Synonyms

  • Barbara Ward

8. ward

verb. ['ˈwɔrd'] watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect.

Synonyms

  • shepherd
  • guard

Antonyms

  • debtor
  • nonreligious person
  • follower

Etymology

  • weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. ward

noun. ['ˈwɔrd'] a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells).

Synonyms

  • prison cell
  • prison house
  • jail cell
  • cellblock
  • block
  • death row
  • cell
  • death house

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show

Etymology

  • weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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