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Verb
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wards, plural;
  1. Guard; protect
    • - it was his duty to ward the king
  2. Admit (a patient) to a hospital ward

Noun
  1. A separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient
    • - a children's ward
    • - a ward nurse
  2. One of the divisions of a prison

  3. An administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councilor or councilors

  4. A territorial division of the Mormon Church presided over by a bishop

  5. A person, usually a minor, under the care and control of a guardian appointed by their parents or a court

  6. Guardianship or the state of being subject to a guardian
    • - the ward and care of the Crown
  7. Any of the internal ridges or bars in a lock that prevent the turning of any key that does not have grooves of corresponding form or size

  8. The corresponding grooves in the bit of a key

  9. The action of keeping a lookout for danger
    • - I saw them keeping ward at one of those huge gates
  10. An area of ground enclosed by the encircling walls of a fortress or castle

  11. A defensive position or motion


  1. a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  2. guard: watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I'm away"
  3. a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
  4. 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"
  5. English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
  6. English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)
  7. WLDR-FM 101.9 Traverse City, MI, simulcast on WARD 750 Petoskey, MI, is a station that airs a country music format as "Sunny Country 101.9". The stations are owned by broadcaster Roy Henderson, who is WLDR's third owner in its 40-year history.
  8. Ward are an electronica duo consisting of David Meme and Richard Williams (from the emo band Calvados Beam Trio).
  9. In Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States, a ward is an electoral district within a municipality used in local politics. ...
  10. A ward or guard (translating German Hut "protection") is a defensive position in the German school of swordsmanship. In Royal Armouries Ms. I.33 the concept is rendered as custodia "guard".
  11. In fortifications, a bailey or ward refers to a courtyard enclosed by a curtain wall. In particular, an early type of European castle was known as a Motte-and-bailey. Castles can have more than one ward. ...
  12. Howard is a popular English language occupational given name of Old English origin, meaning "noble watchman". A diminutive is "Howie" and its shortened form is "Ward" (most common in the 19th century). Between 1900-1960, Howard ranked in the U.S. Top 200; between 1960–1990, it ranked in the U.S. ...
  13. Protection, defence. an enchantment or spell placed over a designated area, or a social unit, that prevents any tresspasser from entering, approaching and/or even from being able to locate said-protected premises The action of a watchman; monitoring, surveillance (usually in phrases keep ward ...
  14. (Wards) these are the the obstructions that give a lever lock keyway a non-rectangular section thus requiring a key with matching section; there can be wards on the back plate of the lock requiring matching cutouts on the leading face of the key; on very old, and on cheap, two-and three-lever ...
  15. (Wards) Ward level data is presented for the 20 new ward boundaries created in 2001. Also refer to electoral ward / electoral division.
  16. (WARDS) Welfare of Animals Used for Research in Drugs and Therapy
  17. (Wards) Ereubinians chosen to live among the humans and oversee their servitude.
  18. (Wards) Geographical areas agreed nationally which councillors are elected to represent.
  19. (Wards) Small metal bars in a lever lock, which ensure that only the right key can turn the lock.
  20. The wards for which 2001 Census data is published have been superseded by a boundary change in June 2004. Census results for the new wards can only be approximated by combining results for Output Areas.
  21. An obstruction projecting from the lock case of side of a keyhole intended to prevent entrance or rotation of an improperly cut key.
  22. A district or division of a city or town, for purposes of management, voting and so on
  23. A geographic ecclesiastical unit in the Church, consisting of several hundred members presided over by a bishop.
  24. An incapacitated person who has been placed in the care, custody and supervision of a guardian.
  25. A person for whom a guardian is appointed.