Definition of Ward


  • a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
  • United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
    - montgomery ward - aaron montgomery ward
  • English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)
    - mrs. humphrey ward - mary augusta arnold ward
  • English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
    - barbara ward - baroness jackson of lodsworth
  • 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"
    - hospital 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


  • watch over or shield from danger or harm
    "guard my possessions while I'm away"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble ward

12 unscramble word found using the letters ward.

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