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  Definition of Ward
  1. a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
  2. block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; "they put her in a 4-bed ward"
  3. a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
  4. a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  5. United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
  6. English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women''s suffrage movement (1851-1920)
  7. English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
  8. watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I''m away"
Similar Words: cellblock, ward, hospital ward, Montgomery Ward, Asron Montgomery Ward, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold Ward, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, guard

 

Hyponyms: death house, death row, detox, maternity ward, shepherd

 

Part Meronyms: prison, prison house, hospital, infirmary, municipality

 

Derivational Morphology: guard, ward, warden, warder, bodyguard

 

Anagrams: draw

 

 
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