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Definitions of ward:

part of speech: noun

Act of warding, watch: one whose business is to ward or defend: state of being guarded: means of guarding: one who is under a guardian: a division of a city, hospital, etc.: that which guards a lock or hinders any but the right key from opening it: ( B.) guard, prison.

part of speech: verb transitive

To guard or take care of: to keep in safety: to fend off.

part of speech: noun

Watch; guard made by a weapon in fencing; a stronghold; a certain division of a town or city; confinement under guard; a person under age committed to the ward or care of a guardian.

part of speech: noun

A political division of a city or town; the act of guarding or watching; a watch or guard; a person under guard or protection; one section of a hospital.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To act on the defensive.

part of speech: verb

To keep in safety; to watch; to repel; to turn aside anything mischievous.

part of speech: verb transitive

To guard; to keep watch over; to defend from danger; turn aside: with off; as, to ward off an attack.

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