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Synonyms for ward

Synonyms for ward

a person who relies on another for support

the state of being detained by legal authority

a person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example

to keep safe from danger, attack, or harm

to prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action

ward off: to turn or drive away

Synonyms for ward

a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another

a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care

English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)

English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)

United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)

a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)

watch over or shield from danger or harm

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Ward also is regularly recognized as one of the top attorneys in the state on the annual Texas Super Lawyers list.
Mae cynhyrchydd Ward Plant, Sioned Morys, wedi bod yn ymwelydd a'r ysbyty dros y blynyddoedd diwethaf gan fod ei merch chwech oed, Begw, wedi cael triniaeth gyson ar Ward Dewi a Ward Minffordd.
Ward 4, Precincts A and B: Fitchburg Senior Center, 14 Wallace Ave.
HOSPITAL wards have been scoring a major success to reduce pressure ulcers for patients.
The ward will be notified of the motion orally and in writing by an appointed guardian ad litem.
Police files seen by the Sunday Mirror show how Ward, 39, was appointed child protection officer to the boy on February 2, 2007, after his mother and grandmother were arrested on suspicion of child abuse.
Neither Hale nor Ward were disciplined when felony charges were filed in May.
Ward is now vice chairman of ICE Futures, the name that the IPE assumed as part of its decision to take a listing in November 2005 on the New York Stock Exchange.
Haithcock resented Rush's attempts to control the ward and to control her--she claimed he ordered her to fax him copies of her daily schedules--and they had a public falling out.
The dispute underscores a debate over the CDBG funding process, which advocates say is responsive to neighborhood needs and critics say is fraught with ward politics.
However, Martha Ward, a professor at the University of New Orleans, managed to reveal much with her book Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau.
Arguing that an important event such as the Olympics should not be entrusted to corporate types, the article forecast that the already beleaguered USOC would continue its troubled ways since Ward also had a corporate background and no Olympic experience, Ward wondered how the press could make such a damning conclusion without meeting him.
We identified a nurse who was asymptomatic for SARS-CoV infection, worked in the SARS ward since the disease outbreak, and used full infection control procedures as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).
In a highly readable narrative, Ward shares how they also wished to renew their contact with the country they had left when revolutionary confusion related to the fall of the Shah and the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini struck in 1969.
Williford went to the residence of stepson-in-law Danyal Eugene Ward in Coats, North Carolina, to see his wife and his stepdaughter, whom Mrs.