Synonyms

1. 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

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Words that Rhyme with Ward Off

  • christophe
  • mcgoff
  • jerk-off
  • bake-off
  • trough
  • stoff
  • stauff
  • skoff
  • shroff
  • scoff
  • schroff
  • prof.
  • groff
  • croff
  • shoff
  • schoff
  • roff
  • poff
  • lauf
  • koff
  • knoff
  • knauff
  • knauf
  • hoff
  • hauff
  • hauf
  • gough
  • goff
  • doff
  • cough

Example sentences of the word ward-off


1. Noun Phrase
Sitting out in the open, hermit crabs have limited defense mechanisms to ward off birds.

2. Noun Phrase
Spouse beneficiaries can roll the inherited IRA into their own accounts and ward off mandatory drawdowns.

3. Noun Phrase
In playing the game, the children try to stay together to ward off the tagger.

4. Noun Phrase
Cats can safely ingest small amounts of apple cider vinegar, which may ward off urinary tract infections.

2. far-off

adjective. very far away in space or time.

Synonyms

  • far

Antonyms

  • close
  • short

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. Ward

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

Synonyms

  • Mrs. Humphrey Ward

7. off

adverb. ['ˈɔf'] from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete).

Synonyms

  • forth

Antonyms

  • fuse
  • ionate

8. off

adverb. ['ˈɔf'] at a distance in space or time.

Antonyms

  • iodinate

9. off

adjective. ['ˈɔf'] not in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • refrain

10. off

adjective. ['ˈɔf'] below a satisfactory level.

Antonyms

  • dock
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