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  Words related to ward

Related / Similar Words: cellblock, hospital ward, Ward, Montgomery Ward, Asron Montgomery Ward, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold Ward, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, guard

 

Definition:
  • a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells);
  • 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";
  • a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections;
  • a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another;
  • United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913);
  • English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women''s suffrage movement (1851-1920);
  • English economist and conservationist (1914-1981);
  • watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I''m away";

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

     

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

     

    Derivational Morphology: guard, warden, warder, bodyguard

     

    Anagrams: draw

     

     
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