HyperDic: ward

English > 8 senses of the word ward / Ward:
NOUNperson warda person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
locationwarda district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
artifactward, hospital wardblock forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care
person Ward, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of LodsworthEnglish economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
person Ward, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold WardEnglish writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)
person Ward, Montgomery Ward, Aaron Montgomery WardUnited States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
artifactward, cellblocka division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
VERBcompetitionward, guardwatch over or shield from danger / danger or harm
ward / Ward > pronunciation
Soundswao'rd
Rhymesaboard ... Woodward: 73 rhymes with aord...
English > ward: 8 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is under the protection or in the custody of another.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishpupilo
Catalanpupil
Verbswardwatch over or shield from danger / danger or harm
English > ward: 8 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections.
Part ofmunicipalityAn urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishcircunscripción electoral
Catalancircumscripció electoral
English > ward: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningBlock forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care.
Example"they put her in a 4-bed ward"
Synonymhospital ward
Part ofhospital, infirmaryA health facility where patients receive treatment
NarrowerdetoxThe hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified
maternity wardA hospital ward that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infants
Broaderblockhousing in a large building that is divided into separate units
Spanishcrujía, sala
Catalansala
English > Ward: 8 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningEnglish economist and conservationist (1914-1981).
SynonymsBarbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth
Instance ofeconomist, economic expertAn expert in the science of economics
environmentalist, conservationistsomeone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution
English > Ward: 8 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningEnglish writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920).
SynonymsMrs. Humphrey Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold Ward
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishWard
CatalanWard
English > Ward: 8 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningUnited States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913).
SynonymsMontgomery Ward, Aaron Montgomery Ward
Instance ofbusinessman, man of affairsA person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
SpanishMontgomery Ward
English > ward: 8 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells).
Synonymcellblock
Part ofprison, prison houseA correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
Partscell, jail cell, prison cellA room where a prisoner is kept
Narrowerdeath house, death rowThe cellblock in a prison where those condemned to death await execution
Broaderblockhousing in a large building that is divided into separate units
English > ward: 8 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningwatch over or shield from danger / danger or harm; protect.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymguard
Narrowershepherdwatch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils
Broaderprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage
Spanishcustodiar, guardar, proteger, resguardar, salvaguardar
Catalanarrecerar, custodiar, guardar, protegir, resguardar, salvaguardar
Nounswarda person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
wardera person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict